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Table 5 The four sets of evaluations that would be performed at each level of the most responsible diagnosis code

From: De-identifying a public use microdata file from the Canadian national discharge abstract database

Combination ID PROV_XXX AGE_GROUP GENDER_CODE MRDx CMG_CODE DIAG_
BLOCK
DIAG_
CHAPTER
1a X X X X    
1b X X X   X   
1c X X X    X  
1d X X X     X
  1. For each value of diagnosis code there is a combination of quasi-identifiers that the adversary can use.