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Table 9 Results of the address standardisation evaluation

From: Preparation of name and address data for record linkage using hidden Markov models

  HMM/Method
Test Data Set (1000 records) HMM1 HMM2 HMM3 AutoStan
Death Certificates 0.957 (0.943 – 0.969) 0.968 (0.955 – 0.978) 0.976 (0.964 – 0.985) 0.915 (0.896 – 0.932)
Inpatient Statistics Collection 0.957 (0.943 – 0.969) 0.959 (0.945 – 0.970) 0.974 (0.962 – 0.983) 0.953 (0.938 – 0.965)
  1. Table cells contain the proportion of correctly standardised address records for each of the two data sources listed. Ninety-five per cent confidence limits for the proportions are given in brackets.