Methodology related to deaths

  • Weekly COVID-19 age-standardised mortality rates by vaccination status, England: methodology

    Methodology | Released on 13 September 2021

    Detailed quality and methodology information for coronavirus (COVID-19) age-standardised mortality rates by vaccination status, initially published for Weeks 1 to 26 2021 in “Deaths involving COVID-19 by vaccination status and vaccine manufacturer, England: deaths occurring between 2 Jan and 2 July 2021”.

    Keywords: deaths

  • Applying differential privacy protection to ONS mortality data, pilot study

    Methodology | Released on 20 August 2021

    An investigation into the practical use of differential privacy protection, through the application on frequency tables generated from ONS mortality data.
  • Mortality statistics in England and Wales QMI

    Methodology | Released on 6 July 2021

    Quality and methodology information for mortality statistics in England and Wales.

    Keywords: mortality, rates, age-standardised, Series DR, death registrations

  • User guide to mortality statistics

    Methodology | Released on 6 July 2021

    Supporting information for mortality statistics, which present figures on deaths registered in England and Wales in a specific week, month, quarter or year.

    Keywords: guidance, cause of death, mortality, ICD-10, methods, registration

  • Coronavirus and mortality in England and Wales methodology

    Methodology | Released on 8 June 2021

    Quality and methodology information for deaths registered weekly and monthly in England and Wales data. Includes strengths and limitations, methods used, comparability with other sources, definitions and the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

    Keywords: COVID19, COVID 19, mortality, death registrations, death occurances

  • Statistical properties of coronavirus (COVID-19) mortality data: error in longitudinally linked survey and administrative sources

    Methodology | Released on 4 June 2021

    Analysing the quality of the bespoke study dataset used in the published ONS articles on deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) by ethnicity in England and Wales.

    Keywords: linked data, deaths

  • Deaths involving COVID-19 by religious group and ethnic group, England: methodology

    Methodology | Released on 14 May 2021

    Detailed quality and methodology information for “Deaths involving COVID-19 by religious group, England: 24 January 2020 to 28 February 2021” and “Updating ethnic contrasts in deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19), England: 24 January 2020 to 31 March 2021.

    Keywords: mortality, coronavirus, COVID-19, ethnicity, Religion

  • Child and infant mortality statistics QMI

    Methodology | Released on 24 February 2021

    Quality and Methodology Information for child and infant mortality statistics, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used and data uses and users.

    Keywords: QMI, deaths, infant deaths, mortality, stillbirths, live births, childhood deaths

  • User guide to child and infant mortality statistics

    Methodology | Released on 24 February 2021

    Supporting information for Child and infant mortality statistics, which presents final statistics on stillbirths, infant deaths and childhood deaths that occurred in England and Wales in a calendar year.

    Keywords: deaths under 1 year, stillbirth, neonatal, postneonatal

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) related deaths by disability status, England methodology

    Methodology | Released on 11 February 2021

    Technical appendix to accompany updated estimates of differences in COVID-19 mortality risk by self-reported disability status and diagnosed learning disability status for deaths occurring up to 20 November 2020.

    Keywords: COVID-19, coronavirus, mortality, disability