Prevalence and variation in antidepressant prescribing across Northern Ireland: a longitudinal administrative data linkage study for targeted support.
Aim: This project aims to create a map detailing the socioeconomic landscape of antidepressant prescribing across Northern Ireland.
A pilot ADRC-NI project linking Social Security Benefits to understand the health and social needs of disability benefit claimants
Aim: To link disability related benefits data to Census data to better understand the health, mental health and social needs of disability related benefit claimants
Aims: To identify the most important among thirteen diverse factors that potentially influence representation in higher edication, specifically considering the transition from secondary education.
This research was completed and findings have been published.
Me-D-Links: metformin for diabetes in pregnancy – an analysis of health and education outcomes using linked administrative data
Aims: To assess whether metformin affects the growth or long-term development of children exposed to it in the womb.
Aims: To investigate the influences of a range of social factors – along with indicators of health, living arrangements and area of residence – on uptake of free eye examinations among the over 60s in Northern Ireland.
Learning disability and Northern Ireland: Achieving proportionate universalism through administrative data research
Aims: To establish an administrative data evidence base to build future research, facilitate future data sharing, and reduce the health inequalities faced by people with learning disabilities across Northern Ireland.
Aims: To establish a comprehensive profile of those living or having lived in a same sex relationship in Northern Ireland.
Seeing the whole picture: A holistic analysis of the profile of pupils with special educational needs in Northern Ireland
Aims: To explore the relationship between the educational profiles of pupils with special educational needs and the wider circumstances of their lives
Aims: To investigate the influence of patient characteristics and especially social context (family structure, deprivation etc.) on persisting with glaucoma treatment.
Aims: To gain insight into the educational attainment of children with chronic diseases in Northern Ireland.
Is exposure to airport noise associated with poor mental health in residents living close to the Belfast City Airport?
Aims: To determine if levels of aircraft noise are associated with poor self-reported mental or physical health.
Aims: To use linked administrative data to build a richer picture of the complex pathways through which different young people come to achieve different levels of academic and educational attainment
Aims: To identify the most accurate indicator of poor mental health available in order to profile those at risk and to further explore the factors associated with both poor and good mental health.
Aims: To produce a report highlighting the socio-demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the areas near the peace walls, and compare them with less deprived areas, adding to the debate on social inequalities.
Aim: To assess the accuracy of address information in administrative data sources such as the HCRS to ensure that the official statistics they inform are reliable
Sociodemographic characteristics, educational attainment and self-reported health status of farmers in Northern Ireland
Aim: To improve the lives of rural dwellers including farmers and farming households as well as the overall level of expertise and education among the farming population, and in particular farmers’ IT literacy and ability to access online business-related tools
Using Data Linkage to obtain accurate population estimates of migrants in Northern Ireland and their needs for and use of mental health and social care
Aim: To assess the strengths and caveats of different data sources in accurately identifying and quantifying migrants and their characteristics, and to identify migrants’ use and need for mental health care services.