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Table 5 The minimum size of an equivalence class in a simulated obituary

From: Evaluating the risk of patient re-identification from adverse drug event reports

Quasi-identifiers Minimum obituary
Province Age at death Gender Day of report Month of report Year of report Equivalence class size
  X X X X X 263
  X X   X X 6514
  X X    X 8459
  2 yr X    X 16671
  5 yr X    X 39780
  10 yr X    X 79619
X X X X X X 253
X X X   X X 6486
X X X    X 8459
X 2 yr X    X 16671
X 5 yr X    X 39780
X 10 yr X    X 79619