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Vitalnet Auto-Validation

Texas Multiple Cause ICD-9 Mortality



Validation Test #1:

1995-1998 AADR
Multiple Cause of Death Analysis
Year Rows / Race Columns
Separate Table for Each Sex
All Causes of Death Selected
All Texas Counties Selected
Tabular Chart Off
Time Trend Analysis Off

Expected results: Text format CSV format HTML format
Observed results: Text format CSV format HTML format

Numerical results compared: 75
Unadjusted differences - expected vs observed (21 lines)
Adjusted differences - expected vs observed (0 lines)
Test validates. No discrepancies found.



Validation Test #2:

1995-1998 AADR
Multiple Cause of Death Analysis
County Rows / Year Columns
All Causes of Death Selected
All Texas Counties Selected
Different Sex for Each Table
Tabular Chart Off

Expected results: Text format CSV format HTML format
Observed results: Text format CSV format HTML format

Numerical results compared: 3,825
Unadjusted differences - expected vs observed (21 lines)
Adjusted differences - expected vs observed (0 lines)
Test validates. No discrepancies found.



Validation Test #3:

1995-1998 AADR
Multiple Cause of Death Analysis
ICD Rows / County Columns
Separate Table for Each Sex
NCHS Rankable Causes, and Non-Rankable
All Texas Counties Selected
Tabular Chart Off

Expected results: Text format CSV format HTML format
Observed results: Text format CSV format HTML format

Numerical results compared: 31,365
Unadjusted differences - expected vs observed (33 lines)
Adjusted differences - expected vs observed (12 lines)
Discrepancies found and resolved.
Adding N codes explains increase in non-rankable causes.
Adding N codes explains increase in excluded records with unknown age values.
Reference 5/4/16 email to CHS.



Validation Test #4:

1995-1998 AADR
Multiple Cause of Death Analysis
PHR Rows / Race Columns
Separate Table for Each Year
All Causes of Death Selected
11 Texas PHR Regions Selected
Tabular Chart Off

Expected results: Text format CSV format HTML format
Observed results: Text format CSV format HTML format

Numerical results compared: 300
Unadjusted differences - expected vs observed (29 lines)
Adjusted differences - expected vs observed (0 lines)
Test validates. No discrepancies found.



Validation Test #5:

1995-1998 AADR
Multiple Cause of Death Analysis
"Causes Listed" Rows / Year Columns
All Causes of Death Selected
All Texas Counties Selected
Tabular Chart Off

Expected results: Text format CSV format HTML format
Observed results: Text format CSV format HTML format

Numerical results compared: 55
Unadjusted differences - expected vs observed (35 lines)
Adjusted differences - expected vs observed (20 lines)
Discrepancies found and resolved.
Current "causes listed" counts are thought to be correct.
If nothing else, N codes were added in May, 2016.
Reference 2/3/16 and 5/4/16 emails to CHS.



Validation Test #6:

1995-1998 AADR
Multiple Cause of Death Analysis
ICD Rows / Year Columns
NCHS Rankable Causes, and Non-Rankable
All Texas Counties Selected
Tabular Chart Off

Expected results: Text format CSV format HTML format
Observed results: Text format CSV format HTML format

Numerical results compared: 205
Unadjusted differences - expected vs observed (17 lines)
Adjusted differences - expected vs observed (4 lines)
Discrepancies found and resolved.
Adding N codes explains increase in non-rankable causes.
Adding N codes explains increase in excluded records with unknown age values.
Reference 5/4/16 email to CHS.



Validation Test #7:

1995-1998 Crude Death Rate
Multiple Cause of Death Analysis
ICD Rows / Year Columns
NCHS Rankable Causes, and Non-Rankable
All Texas Counties Selected
Tabular Chart Off

Expected results: Text format CSV format HTML format
Observed results: Text format CSV format HTML format

Numerical results compared: 205
Unadjusted differences - expected vs observed (10 lines)
Adjusted differences - expected vs observed (2 lines)
Discrepancies found and resolved.
Adding N codes explains increase in non-rankable causes.
Reference 5/4/16 email to CHS.



Validation Test #8:

1995-1998 Mean Causes per Death
Multiple Cause of Death Analysis
ICD Rows / Year Columns
NCHS Rankable Causes, and Non-Rankable
All Texas Counties Selected
Tabular Chart Off

Expected results: Text format CSV format HTML format
Observed results: Text format CSV format HTML format

Numerical results compared: 205
Unadjusted differences - expected vs observed (84 lines)
Adjusted differences - expected vs observed (58 lines)
Discrepancies found and resolved.
Adding N codes explains increase in "mean causes per death" for many categories.
The added N codes are everywhere, so they can increase MCPD for many ICD results.
Reference 5/4/16 email to CHS.



Validation Test #9:

1995-1998 Percent Deaths with One Cause
Multiple Cause of Death Analysis
ICD Rows / Year Columns
NCHS Rankable Causes, and Non-Rankable
All Texas Counties Selected
Tabular Chart Off

Expected results: Text format CSV format HTML format
Observed results: Text format CSV format HTML format

Numerical results compared: 205
Unadjusted differences - expected vs observed (30 lines)
Adjusted differences - expected vs observed (14 lines)
Discrepancies found and resolved.
Adding N codes explains decrease in "PDWOC" for many categories.
The added N codes are everywhere, so they can decrease PDWOC for many ICD results.
Reference 5/4/16 email to CHS.



Validation Test #10:

1995-1998 YPLL to Age 65
Multiple Cause of Death Analysis
ICD Rows / Year Columns
NCHS Rankable Causes, and Non-Rankable
All Texas Counties Selected
Tabular Chart Off

Expected results: Text format CSV format HTML format
Observed results: Text format CSV format HTML format

Numerical results compared: 205
Unadjusted differences - expected vs observed (6 lines)
Adjusted differences - expected vs observed (0 lines)
Test validates. No discrepancies found.



Validation Test #11:

1995-1998 SMR
Multiple Cause of Death Analysis
Race Rows / Sex Columns
All Causes of Death Selected
All Texas Counties Selected
Tabular Chart Off

Expected results: Text format CSV format HTML format
Observed results: Text format CSV format HTML format

Numerical results compared: 15
Unadjusted differences - expected vs observed (6 lines)
Adjusted differences - expected vs observed (0 lines)
Test validates. No discrepancies found.



NOTE: Difference lines starting with '<' refer to expected output.
NOTE: Difference lines starting with '>' refer to observed output.

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Validation tests run: Mon Dec 10 22:35:39 PST 2018