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Pilot linkage of NHS Numbers for Babies data with birth registrations.

Abstract:

Information about gestational age is important but is not available for live births from registration data. It is, however, collected in NHS Numbers for Babies (NN4B) records. This project investigates the feasibility of linking NN4B data for births in the First quarter of 2005 with birth registration records. Overall 99.8 per cent of NN4B records linked with a registration record. Accuracy of linkage was questioned in 0.9 per cent. Live/stillbirth and multiple birth status were each differen...

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Journal:
Health statistics quarterly / Office for National Statistics
Issue:
33
Pages:
25-33
Publication date:
2007-01-01
EISSN:
2040-1574
ISSN:
1465-1645
URN:
uuid:d401ee7e-5bc8-4e72-8d00-be72d0e96c84
Source identifiers:
328940
Local pid:
pubs:328940

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