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Capture of Rheumatoid Arthritis Cases within Quebec Health Administrative Database.

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Our objective was to calculate RA point prevalence estimates in the CARTaGENE cohort, as well as to estimate the sensitivity and specificity of our ascertainment approach, using physician billing data. We investigated the effects of using varying observation windows in the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) health services administrative databases, alone or in combination with self-reported diagnoses and drugs.

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Name: The Journal of rheumatology
ISSN: 0315-162X
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