Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Types of health insurance claims data in Korea

Customized research DB Sample cohort DB
It is extracted, summarized, and processed according to the research goal to be utilized for policy and academic study without revealing the subject’s identity.
• Very high volume of data
• Only the “data analysis room” at the NHIS or the designated centers is used for analysis
It consists of high-demand data sets for research.
• De-identified data
• Standardized dataset provides for policy and academic research
• DB consists of sample, medical checkup, geriatric, children’s screening, and working women cohort DBs
• Remote research is possible

DB, database; NHIS, National Health Insurance Service.

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