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CodeSystem: StatisticCertaintySubcomponentType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/certainty-subcomponent-type Version: 1.0.0
Draft as of 2020-04-09 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: StatisticCertaintySubcomponentType
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1360

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The subcomponent classification of quality of evidence rating systems.

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/certainty-subcomponent-type defines the following codes:

RiskOfBias Risk of biasmethodologic concerns reducing internal validity.
Inconsistency Inconsistencyconcerns that findings are not similar enough to support certainty.
Indirectness Indirectnessconcerns reducing external validity.
Imprecision Imprecisionfuzzy or wide variability.
PublicationBias Publication biaslikelihood that what is published misrepresents what is available to publish.
DoseResponseGradient Dose response gradienthigher certainty due to dose response relationship.
PlausibleConfounding Plausible confoundinghigher certainty due to risk of bias in opposite direction.
LargeEffect Large effecthigher certainty due to large effect size.


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