Review by Harlan Krumholz – 12/24/2016 – 12:22pm

Data Request Number: 2016-1176 Is the scientific purpose of the research proposal clearly described?: Yes Will request create or materially enhance generalizable scientific and/or medical knowledge to inform science and public health?: Yes Can the proposed research be reasonably addressed using the requested data?: Unsure, would defer to Data Holder Due Diligence Assessment Please use this space to provide any comments, feedback or concerns (optional):

There are inadequate details to evaluate – but the general idea is fine. The statistical analysis seems not quite right for the question. But for the puropose of approval, I am fine with it.

Recommendation for this data request: Approve