Linking maternity data for England, 2005-06: methods and data quality.

@article{Dattani2011LinkingMD,
  title={Linking maternity data for England, 2005-06: methods and data quality.},
  author={Nirupa Dattani and Preeti Datta-Nemdharry and Alison Macfarlane},
  journal={Health statistics quarterly},
  year={2011},
  volume={49},
  pages={53-79}
}
INTRODUCTION Maternity Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) data were linked to birth registration and NHS Numbers for Babies (NN4B) data to bring together some key demographic and clinical data items not otherwise available at a national level. This project added to earlier work involving linkage of birth registration records to NN4B records. METHODS Birth registration and NN4B records were linked to Maternity HES delivery records and also Maternity HES baby records using the NHS Number or… CONTINUE READING

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