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1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) - Defining in Administrative Data
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disorder that causes the immune system to attack the joints. It is a disabling and painful inflammatory condition, which can lead to substantial loss of mobility due to pain and joint d...
2. Charge
This concept contains information relating to “charges” in the Canadian Criminal Justice System. Information on charges is complex, dynamic, and can change as data is collected on an accused person proceeding through the justice system. There ar...
3. Charge Disposition Outcome
This concept contains information about a variable known as “DISP_TYPE” which provides information on the outcomes of each charge in the Manitoba Justice System. Outcome examples include if the charged individual had to pay a fine, was given pr...
4. Charge Status
This concept contains information about a variable known as “CHARGE_STATUS”. This variable provides information on the status of a charge as it progresses through the Judicial System. For example, if charges are laid, if they are pending, or if...
5. Criminal Justice System Data
The Manitoba Population Research Data Repository houses three justice-related databases. These include: the Prosecutions Information Management System (PRISM), the Criminal Courts Automated Information Network (CCAIN), and the C...
6. Domestic Violence (DV)
This concept contains information about the domestic violence variable (DV) that can be found in the first court appearance and the disposition (outcome of the case) dataset of the Criminal Courts Automat...
7. Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
This concept contains information about the construct of intimate partner violence (IPV). Although there is not a single variable that can identify IPV, it is possible to approximate IPV by linking family-based data from the MB Health Insurance Reg...
8. List of Acronyms Relevant to MCHP
The following is the beginning of a comprehensive list of acronyms relevant to research and the work we do at MCHP. If you have additional acronyms you'd like to add to the list, please let MCHP know.
9. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) - Defining in Administrative Data
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated inflammatory and neuro-degenerative disease of the central nervous system (brain, optic nerves, and spinal cord). Its effects are diverse and may include problems in balance, vision, communication, memor...
10. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) - Defining in Administrative Data
This concept provides a definition of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), some background information - a literature review - describing how IBD has been defined in various research prior to 2010 conducted with administrative data, and a validated alg...


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