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Table 3 Positive Predictive Value of MDS based diagnosis relative to ICD-9 Diagnoses on the Medicare Hospital Claim for selected Diagnoses:

From: Temporal and Geographic variation in the validity and internal consistency of the Nursing Home Resident Assessment Minimum Data Set 2.0

Medicare Hospital Claim Diagnoses MDS Diagnoses PPV Sensitivity Specificity PPV inter-state
Inter-quartile range
Any hypertension Hypertension 0.61 0.65 0.61 0.038
Heart failure/Cardiomegaly Heart failure 0.78 0.67 0.94 0.038
Cerebro-vascular Accident Stroke/TIA 0.32 0.70 0.90 0.064
Parkinson's disease Parkinson's disease 0.60 0.69 0.99 0.090
Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's disease 0.66 0.53 0.98 0.076
Brain degeneration Any-type dementia 0.32 0.72 0.86 0.058
Asthma/COPD/emphysema Asthma/COPD/emphysema 0.80 0.75 0.95 0.036
Any pneumonia Pneumonia 0.63 0.60 0.96 0.064
Depressive disorders Depression 0.25 0.78 0.83 0.050
Diabetes mellitus Diabetes mellitus 0.69 0.93 0.89 0.039
Any cancer Cancer 0.55 0.51 0.95 0.076
Any anemia Anemia 0.51 0.39 0.88 0.055
Any UT infection Urinary tract infection 0.62 0.61 0.92 0.054
  1. 2006; N~718,555