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IDGenerator: unique identifier generator for epidemiologic or clinical studies

Olden, Matthias, Holle, Rolf, Heid, Iris M. and Stark, Klaus (2016) IDGenerator: unique identifier generator for epidemiologic or clinical studies. BMC Medical Research Methodology 16 (120), pp. 1-10.

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Abstract

Background Creating study identifiers and assigning them to study participants is an important feature in epidemiologic studies, ensuring the consistency and privacy of the study data. The numbering system for identifiers needs to be random within certain number constraints, to carry extensions coding for organizational information, or to contain multiple layers of numbers per participant to ...

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Item type:Article
Date:15 September 2016
Institutions:Medicine > Institut für Epidemiologie und Präventivmedizin > Lehrstuhl für Genetische Epidemiologie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1186/s12874-016-0222-3DOI
Keywords:Identifier, ID, ID generator, ID creator, Unique, Barcode, Check digit, Epidemiologic study, Clinical study
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:35537
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