Methodology related to deaths

  • User guide to child and infant mortality statistics

    Methodology | Released on 20 February 2020

    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

  • Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT) appendix

    Methodology | Released on 9 January 2020

    Appendix to the main article detailing some technical details for anyone interested in using Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT) data.

    Keywords: GDELT, news, articles, disasters, natural, deaths

  • Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT) data quality note

    Methodology | Released on 9 January 2020

    Assessing the quality of unofficial data sources in the context of disaster reporting.

    Keywords: GDELT, news, articles, natural disasters, deaths

  • Exploration of the Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT), with specific application to disaster reporting

    Methodology | Released on 9 January 2020

    This article summarises an investigation into the potential, within statistics, of using data available in the Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT) with specific application to disaster reporting.

    Keywords: GDELT, news, , news, articles, natuaral disasters, deaths

  • Excess winter mortality in England and Wales QMI

    Methodology | Released on 27 November 2019

    Quality and Methodology Information for excess winter mortality in England and Wales detailing the strengths and limitations of these data, methods used and data uses and users.

    Keywords: ewm, seasonal mortality, excess winter deaths, increased winter mortality, increased winter deaths

  • User guide to mortality statistics

    Methodology | Released on 6 August 2019

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

    Keywords: metadata, guidance, death registrations, death coding, cause of death

  • Suicide rates in the UK QMI

    Methodology | Released on 30 April 2019

    Quality and Methodology Information for suicides in the UK, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: death, regional areas

  • Deaths of homeless people in England and Wales QMI

    Methodology | Released on 25 February 2019

    Quality and Methodology Information for deaths of homeless people in England and Wales – local authority level data, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used and data uses and users.

    Keywords: homelessness, mortality, capture-recapture, urban-rural, deprivation

  • Impact of registration delays on mortality statistics: 2016

    Methodology | Released on 19 June 2018

    An analysis of the time taken to register deaths, by cause of death, by area of usual residence and for infant deaths.

    Keywords: local authorities, neonatal, postneonatal, deaths, cancer

  • User guide to mortality statistics

    Methodology | Released on 13 July 2016

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