Validation Study for a Record Linkage of Births and Infant Deaths in Canada (84F0013X)

Logo: Validation Study for a Record Linkage of Births and Infant Deaths in Canada

This study was initiated to test the validity of probabilistic linkage methods used at Statistics Canada. It compared the results of data linkages on infant deaths in Canada with infant death data from Nova Scotia and Alberta. It also compared the availability of fetal deaths on the national and provincial files.

Frequency: Occasional

Status: Ongoing/Available (PDF)

Author(s): Alexander Allen, Grace Guyon, Margaret Cyr, Martha Fair, Ralph MacDonald and Shi Wu Wen

Related information

Surveys and methods
Publications
CANSIM Tables
Summary Tables
Subjects
Keywords
  • Births, Deaths, Infant mortality, Infants, Neonatal mortality, Provincial differences, Research methods, Technical products
Contacts
  • For more information about our products or services, please contact us