Identifying Likely Duplicates by Record Linkage in a Survey of Prostitutes

Published in: Applied Bayesian modeling and causal inference from incomplete-data perspectives: an essential journey with Donald Rubin's statistical family / edited by Andres Gleman, Xiao-Li Meng (Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2004) p. 319-339

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2004

by Thomas R. Belin, Hemant Ishwaran, Naihua Duan, Sandra H. Berry, David E. Kanouse

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This chapter discusses concerns about duplicates in an anonymous survey, general frameworks for record linkage, and estimating probabilities of duplication in the Los Angeles Women's Health Risk Study (LAWHRS).

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