Validity of self-reported use of health care in the European Health Interview Survey

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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Abstract:

The Health Care Module of the European Health Interview Survey (EHIS) is aimed to obtain comparable information on the use of inpatient and ambulatory care in all EU member states. The aim of this study was to assess the validity of self-reported information on the use of health care, collected according to the Eurostat guidelines, in the Belgian population.MethodsSelf-reported use of health care, based on EHIS questions, was compared with registered information on reimbursed health care through a linkage of data from the Belgian Health Interview Survey 2008 with data from the compulsory Be…

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