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Table 4 Association between measured blood pressure readings and claims data for subanalysis cohort

From: Further validation that claims data are a useful tool for epidemiologic research on hypertension

Claims algorithm N Sensitivity Specificity Pos. predictive value Neg. predictive value
≥ 1 medical claim 654 61.29% 88.70% 89.22% 60.02%
≥ 2 medical claim 555 52.01% 93.56% 92.50% 56.09%