HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: StatisticCertaintySubcomponentType


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/certainty-subcomponent-type
Status:Draft as of 2020-04-09T21:10:28+00:00

The subcomponent classification of quality of evidence rating systems.

Publisher:HL7 (FHIR Project)
Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1360 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/certainty-subcomponent-type ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

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

This 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.


2020-10-14reviseGrahame GrieveVocabulary WGReset Version after migration to UTG
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.