Record linkage techniques, 1997 [electronic resource] : proceedings of an international workshop and exposition / Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics.

Washington, DC : Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology, Office of Management and Budget, 1999.
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""Record Linkage Techniques�1997""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""CONTENTS""; ""COPY PREPARATION AND REVIEWS""; ""OBTAINING RECORD LINKAGE TECHNIQUES�1985""; ""OTHER SOURCES OF RELATED INFORMATION""; ""SOURCES OF SUPPORT""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Contents""; ""Chapter 1 Keynote Address: Record Linkage and Public Policy� A Dynamic Evolution ""; ""Record Linkage and Public Policy�A Dynamic Evolution""; ""Abstract""; ""Introduction""; ""Four Critical Factors Shaping the Evolution of Record Linkage""; ""A Historical Digression""; ""The Statistical Domain�A Model?""
""The Dog That Does Not Bark: Public Administration and Public Unconcern""""Out of Control�Linkage in the Private Sector""; ""Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Chapter 2 Invited Session on Record Linkage Applications for Epidemiological Research ""; ""OX-LINK: THE OXFORD MEDICAL RECORD LINKAGE SYSTEM""; ""Abstract""; ""Medical Record Linkage""; ""Matching and Linking""; ""Unique Personal Identifiers""; ""Personal Identifying Variables""; ""File Ordering and Blocking""; ""File Blocking""; ""Phonemic Name Compression""; ""Soundex Code and the Oxford Name Compression Algorithm (ONCA)""
""ORLS File Blocking Keys and Matching Variables""""Generating Extra Records Where a Number of Name Variants Are Present""; ""Matching Methods""; ""Match Weights""; ""Calculating the Weights for the Names Items""; ""Calculation of Weights for Surnames""; ""Forenames""; ""Calculating the Weights for the Non-Names Items""; ""Threshold Weighting""; ""Algebraic Summation of the Individual Match Weights""; ""Linking""; ""Results""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""References""; ""COMPLEX LINKAGES MADE EASY""; ""Abstract""; ""Introduction""; ""The Example Database""; ""Some Definitions""
""Database Structure""""Types of Linkage (with Examples)""; ""Simple Linkage""; ""Auto-Linkage Within a File (Associations Within a File)""; ""Complex Linkages""; ""User-Friendly Linkage Software""; ""Finding Subsets""; ""The Output""; ""Discussion and Conclusions""; ""References""; ""TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FOR LINKING MULTIPLE DATA SYSTEMS: THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES CONSOLIDATION PROJECT""; ""Abstract""; ""Chapter 3 Contributed Session on Applications of Record Linkage ""; ""LINKING ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS OVER TIME: LESSONS FROM THE PANELS OF TAX RETURNS""; ""Abstract""
""Introduction""""Overview of the Statistics of Income (SOI) Panel Studies""; ""Problems Created by Incorrect SSNs""; ""Identifying Incorrect SSNs""; ""The SOI Editing Strategy""; ""Limitations of the Editing Strategy""; ""Validating SSNs Against IRS/SSA Records""; ""Use of the Return Name Control""; ""Use of Full Name Lines""; ""Strategies When Name Lines Were Not Available""; ""Multiple Occurrences within Filing Year""; ""Findings""; ""Conclusions and Recommendations""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""RECORD LINKAGE OF CENSUS AND ROUTINELY COLLECTED VITAL EVENTS DATA IN THE ONS LONGITUDINAL STUDY""
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National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics.
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