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Evaluation of the performance of designated screening centers of the Programme québécois de dépistage du cancer du sein (PQDCS) : Évaluation de la performance des centres de dépistage désignés du Programme québécois de dépistage du cancer du sein (PQDCS) : description des méthodes

2008

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Institut national de santé publique du Québec I Evaluation of the performance of designated screening centers of the Programme québécois de dépistage du cancer du sein (PQDCS): description of the methods In order to compare the performance of each individual centre with that of Quebec as a whole, each observed rate/expected rate ratio (and its confidence interval) is multiplied by the value of the [...] That is: measure the performance of DSCs, analyze the evolution of each DSC’s performance over time, and compare the performance of each DSC with the average performance of the Quebec program as a whole, as well as with the PQDCS target. [...] Institut national de santé publique du Québec 5 Evaluation of the performance of designated screening centers of the Programme québécois de dépistage du cancer du sein (PQDCS): description of the methods 3. METHODOLOGY The proposed methods of analysis are illustrated using the breast cancer detection rate as the performance indicator of interest. [...] Direct standardization consists of applying the category distribution of the adjustment variable(s) for the reference population to the rates by category of the adjustment variable(s) for the study populations. [...] Indirect standardization consists of applying the rates by category of the adjustment variable(s) for the reference population to the distribution by category of the adjustment variable(s) for the study populations.

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health cancer mathematics medicine statistics breast neoplasms mass screening sensitivity and specificity mammography breast logistic regression breast cancer receiver operating characteristic confidence interval breast cancer screening regression model dummy variable (statistics) statistical theory mammogram indicator variables mammograms false positives screening mammograms screening mammogram

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Includes bibliographical references: p. 25-26
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CaOOCEL
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616.9/9/449/07572/09714
Dewey Decimal Edition Number
22
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INSPQ 811
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n-cn-qu
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RC280.B8
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E83513 2008eb
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1 electronic text (v, 29 p.)
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(CaBNVSL)gtp00532056
(OCoLC)758445611
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Évaluation de la performance des centres de dépistage désignés du Programme québécois de dépistage du cancer du sein (PQDCS) : description des méthodes
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