Were people who died at home less likely to attend hospital at the end of life during the Covid pandemic?
Previous SCADR (Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research) analysis has demonstrated that deaths at home increased by over a third during the Covid-19 pandemic in Scotland. This research explores whether people approaching the end of life were less likely to go to hospital.
Data Insights: What makes people more likely to cycle to work?
This Data Insights explores what factors affect whether an individual cycles to work or not.
Data Insights: Variations in Covid-19 vaccination uptake among people in receipt of psychotropic drugs
This data insight from ADR Northern Ireland investigates the link between people in Northern Ireland receiving psychotropic drugs, as an indicator of mental health conditions, and their likelihood of receiving a Covid-19 vaccination.
Data Insights: Informing better use of Welsh hospital admissions data in the SAIL Databank (January 2022)
This Data Insight from ADR Wales reviewed the clinical coding completeness and lag in the Patient Episode Database for Wales (PEDW). Findings indicate there is a significant lag in clinical coding which people using PEDW should be aware should be aware of. This is important because it indicates that partial episode information is initially entered into PEDW and the records are subsequently updated with clinical coding information. Therefore caution must be exercised when using recent extracts of the dataset for analysis.
Data Insights: Occupation and Covid-19 deaths: Scotland in a comparative perspective (December 2021)
In this Data Insight, ADR Scotland explores how Covid-19 mortality rates vary by occupation for women and men in Scotland in the period between 1 March 2020 and 31 January 2021. Using a national novel linked data collection, we contrast preliminary results for Scotland with those from a similar linked data study for England.
Data Insights: Geographical profiling verses individual risk profiling in reducing rates of low birth weight and improving school readiness (December 2021)
This Data Insight explores the Flying Start programme as a geographical profiling tool to anonymously identify vulnerable families. It also explores data driven models as an alternative method of identifying individuals at risk of experiencing adverse events.
Data Insights: Analysing a season of death and excess mortality in Scotland’s past (June 2021)
This research describes the use of the Scottish Historic Population Platform (SHiPP) to investigate past disease outbreaks to find parallels and learn lessons that help us respond better.
Data Insights: Homelessness Duration in Scotland: How long does it take? (May 2021)
This research from ADR Wales explores the length of time that housing support is given to homeless households in Scotland by local authority housing teams.
Data Insights: Staff-pupil Covid-19 infection pathways in schools in Wales (March 2021)
ADR Wales researchers share the findings of research exploring the likelihood of pupils and staff testing positive for Covid-19 when there has been a positive case among staff, pupils and their households.