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Table 6 Unweighted frequency between methods of determination of nursing home residence (n = 150)

From: Validation of a method for identifying nursing home admissions using administrative claims

   Frequency (%)
   Expert Review
   NH Non-NH Total
Algorithm 1* NH 6 (4.0) 0 (0.0) 6 (4.0)
  Non-NH 12 (8.0) 132 (88.0) 144 (96.0)
   18 (12.0) 132 (88.0) 150 (100)
Algorithm 2 NH 17 (11.3) 1 (0.7) 18 (12.0)
  Non-NH 1 (0.7) 131 (87.3) 132 (88.0)
   18 (12.0) 132 (88.0) 150 (100)
  1. NH: Evidence of nursing home residence
  2. *Algorithm 1 defined a person-month as a nursing home stay if there was at least one day in the month where the nursing home
  3. RULE = "PROBABLE"; otherwise the person-month was considered not to be a nursing home stay.
  4. Algorithm 2 defined a person-month as a nursing home stay if there was at least one day in the month where the nursing home
  5. RULE = "PROBABLE" or RULE = "POSSIBLE"; otherwise the person-month was considered not to be a nursing home stay.