So it was definitely real emotions but they were used strategically.
Only one claim per physician per day per patient was allowed.
When children with asthma-related symptoms were excluded, the sensitivity increased (83.6%), and specificity remained high (93.6%).
This algorithm, has been shown to have 91.4% sensitivity and 82.9% specificity for correctly identifying asthma when compared to expert consensus diagnosis of asthma.
The objective of this research was to assess agreement between questionnaire based parental proxy report of physician diagnosed asthma in children (hereafter referred to as "questionnaire diagnosis") and asthma diagnosed by analyzing health claims data (hereafter referred to as "health claims diagnosis") in a population-based sample of urban Canadian school children.] to recruit a population based sample of 5619 children (aged 5 to 9 years) from 231 Toronto public schools between January and May of 2006.
Daniele: No plans, as of now we are doing really well, my family is all very stubborn, including myself.