Biomedical Statistics and Informatics

Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Statistical Analysis of Age Reporting Errors by Insured and Uninsured Patients in Cape Coast Teaching Hospital of Ghana

    Eyiah-Bediako Francis, Bosson-Amedenu Senyefia, Borbor Bridget Sena

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 15-21
    Received: 12 July 2019
    Accepted: 4 August 2019
    Published: 15 August 2019
    Abstract: Age is a very important variable that guides clinicians to carryout diagnosis, treatment, as well as administering medical procedures to patients. Misreporting of age by patients to clinicians can have dire consequences on the patients’ health. This retrospective study used a 10 year demographic data involving the ages reported by 906,383 patients.... Show More