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The quality of Indigenous identification in administrative health data in Australia: insights from studies using data linkage

  • Sandra C Thompson1Email author,
  • John A Woods1 and
  • Judith M Katzenellenbogen1, 2
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making201212:133

Received: 14 July 2012

Accepted: 8 November 2012

Published: 16 November 2012

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Original Submission
14 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
2 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Donna Mak
2 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ian Ring
21 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - Sandra Thompson
Resubmission - Version 2
21 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
16 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6947-12-133

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Authors’ Affiliations

Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, University of Western Australia
Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University