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  1. Comparing self-reported and physician-reported medical history.

    Article - En anglais

    The authors compared self-reported medical history and medication use in a cataract case-control study of 1,380 persons (1985-1989) in Boston, Massachusetts, with information from the participants'physicians.

    Under and overreporting varied by condition and type of medication.

    A self-reported history of hypertension had the highest sensitivity (91%), and diabetes history had the highest specificity (97%). Among different medications investigated, self-reported antihypertensive medication use was the most sensitive (88%), while self-reported use of insulin was the most specific (99%). Differences between patient-and physician-reported frequencies were very small, except for arthritis (15%) and regular aspirin use (21%).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Cataracte, Epidémiologie, Méthodologie, Autoévaluation, Entretien, Malade, Etude comparative, Dossier médical, Collecte donnée, Homme, Massachusetts, Segment antérieur pathologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Oeil pathologie, Cristallin pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cataract, Epidemiology, Methodology, Self evaluation, Interview, Patient, Comparative study, Medical record, Data gathering, Human, Massachusetts, United States, North America, America, Eye disease, Lens disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0467484

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A1. Création : 199501.