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Abstract

It contains data on the latest health findings in UK's health.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Latest health findings, highlighting trends in health, and details the latest quarterly information on deaths, childhood mortality, cancer survival, abortions, congenital anomalies and morbidity
Variables

Varies

Keywords
Deaths, childhood mortality, cancer survival, abortions, congenital anomalies, morbidity, alcohol-related mortality, prevalence of treated asthma, occupation and cancer
Identifier Variables
Country, GOR
Economic/Subject Categories
Demographics
Area of Health System
Public health
Data Available
Risk behaviours, Socio-economic, Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
The Office for National Statistics
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample

Varies: depends on variable of interest and country. For example 14,390 males died in 2009 in England and Wales and 8,237 in Scotland in the same year.

Availability
ONS
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/statbase/Product.asp?vlnk=6725
Contact
info@statistics.gov.uk
Publications
http://212.58.231.23/articles/hsq/HSQ21MRSA.pdf