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  • Stats in brief: 85-005-X201800154981
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    Findings from a new report indicate that those dying from preventable illicit drug overdoses in British Columbia are a diverse population. This group encompasses people that have no touch points with either the hospital, employment, social income assistance or justice systems in the years prior to fatal overdose. Yet at the opposite end of the spectrum, it also comprises individuals who have multiple touch points with at least one of these systems.

    Release date: 2018-11-13

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201501014228
    Description:

    This study presents the results of a hierarchical exact matching approach to link the 2006 Census of Population with hospital data for all provinces and territories (excluding Quebec) to the 2006/2007-to-2008/2009 Discharge Abstract Database. The purpose is to determine if the Census–DAD linkage performed similarly in different jurisdictions, and if linkage and coverage rates declined as time passed since the census.

    Release date: 2015-10-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201401014098
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This study compares registry and non-registry approaches to linking 2006 Census of Population data for Manitoba and Ontario to Hospital data from the Discharge Abstract Database.

    Release date: 2014-10-15

  • Articles and reports: 15-206-X2014034
    Description:

    Recent discussions about health care spending have focused on two issues: 1) the extent to which the increase in heath care spending is due to an increase in the quantity as opposed to the price of health care services, and 2) the efficiency and productivity of health care providers (e.g., hospital sectors, office of physicians, and long-term care).

    The key to addressing both issues is a direct output measure of health care services—a measure that does not currently exist. In the National Accounts, output of the health care sector is measured by the volume of inputs, which includes labour costs for physicians, nurses and administrative staff, consumption of capital, and intermediate inputs. An input-based output measure assumes that there are no productivity gains in the health care sector. As a result, it does not provide a measure of productivity performance, nor does it allow a decomposition of total health care expenditures into price and output quantity components.

    The main objective of this paper is to develop an experimental direct output measure for the Canadian hospital sector that can be used to address those issues. A large number of countries have already constructed a direct output measure of the hospital sector and other healthcare sectors.

    Release date: 2014-04-23

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201000211235
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study investigates health outcomes of patients who underwent hip or knee replacement surgery.

    Release date: 2010-06-16

  • Articles and reports: 11-522-X200800010972
    Description:

    Background: Evaluation of the coverage that results from linking routinely collected administrative hospital data with survey data is an important preliminary step to undertaking analyses based on the linked file. Data and methods: To evaluate the coverage of the linkage between data from cycle 1.1 of the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) and in-patient hospital data (Health Person-Oriented Information or HPOI), the number of people admitted to hospital according to HPOI was compared with the weighted estimate for CCHS respondents who were successfully linked to HPOI. Differences between HPOI and the linked and weighted CCHS estimate indicated linkage failure and/or undercoverage. Results: According to HPOI, from September 2000 through November 2001, 1,572,343 people (outside Quebec) aged 12 or older were hospitalized. Weighted estimates from the linked CCHS, adjusted for agreement to link and plausible health number, were 7.7% lower. Coverage rates were similar for males and females. Provincial rates did not differ from those for the rest of Canada, although differences were apparent for the territories. Coverage rates were significantly lower among people aged 75 or older than among those aged 12 to 74.

    Release date: 2009-12-03

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X200900210835
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines physical and emotional abuse from patients in nurses working in hospitals or long-term care facilities.

    Release date: 2009-04-15

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X200900110773
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article assesses the coverage of the linkage between data from cycle 1.1 of the Canadian Community Health Survey and inpatient hospital data.

    Release date: 2009-01-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X200800210565
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines associations between medication error and selected factors in the workplace of hospital-employed registered nurses in Canada. Data are from the 2005 National Survey of the Work and Health of Nurses.

    Release date: 2008-05-14

  • Articles and reports: 11-522-X200600110431
    Description:

    We describe statistical disclosure control methods (SDC) developed for a public release Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program (CHIRPP) micro-data file. CHIRPP is a national injury surveillance database managed by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). After describing CHIRPP, the paper includes a brief overview of basic SDC concepts, as an introduction to the process for selecting and developing the appropriate SDC methods for CHIRPP given its specific challenges and requirements. We then summarize some key results. The paper concludes with a discussion of the implication of this work for the health information field and closing remarks with respect to the some methodological issues for consideration.

    Release date: 2008-03-17
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  • Stats in brief: 85-005-X201800154981
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    Findings from a new report indicate that those dying from preventable illicit drug overdoses in British Columbia are a diverse population. This group encompasses people that have no touch points with either the hospital, employment, social income assistance or justice systems in the years prior to fatal overdose. Yet at the opposite end of the spectrum, it also comprises individuals who have multiple touch points with at least one of these systems.

    Release date: 2018-11-13

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201501014228
    Description:

    This study presents the results of a hierarchical exact matching approach to link the 2006 Census of Population with hospital data for all provinces and territories (excluding Quebec) to the 2006/2007-to-2008/2009 Discharge Abstract Database. The purpose is to determine if the Census–DAD linkage performed similarly in different jurisdictions, and if linkage and coverage rates declined as time passed since the census.

    Release date: 2015-10-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201401014098
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This study compares registry and non-registry approaches to linking 2006 Census of Population data for Manitoba and Ontario to Hospital data from the Discharge Abstract Database.

    Release date: 2014-10-15

  • Articles and reports: 15-206-X2014034
    Description:

    Recent discussions about health care spending have focused on two issues: 1) the extent to which the increase in heath care spending is due to an increase in the quantity as opposed to the price of health care services, and 2) the efficiency and productivity of health care providers (e.g., hospital sectors, office of physicians, and long-term care).

    The key to addressing both issues is a direct output measure of health care services—a measure that does not currently exist. In the National Accounts, output of the health care sector is measured by the volume of inputs, which includes labour costs for physicians, nurses and administrative staff, consumption of capital, and intermediate inputs. An input-based output measure assumes that there are no productivity gains in the health care sector. As a result, it does not provide a measure of productivity performance, nor does it allow a decomposition of total health care expenditures into price and output quantity components.

    The main objective of this paper is to develop an experimental direct output measure for the Canadian hospital sector that can be used to address those issues. A large number of countries have already constructed a direct output measure of the hospital sector and other healthcare sectors.

    Release date: 2014-04-23

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201000211235
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study investigates health outcomes of patients who underwent hip or knee replacement surgery.

    Release date: 2010-06-16

  • Articles and reports: 11-522-X200800010972
    Description:

    Background: Evaluation of the coverage that results from linking routinely collected administrative hospital data with survey data is an important preliminary step to undertaking analyses based on the linked file. Data and methods: To evaluate the coverage of the linkage between data from cycle 1.1 of the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) and in-patient hospital data (Health Person-Oriented Information or HPOI), the number of people admitted to hospital according to HPOI was compared with the weighted estimate for CCHS respondents who were successfully linked to HPOI. Differences between HPOI and the linked and weighted CCHS estimate indicated linkage failure and/or undercoverage. Results: According to HPOI, from September 2000 through November 2001, 1,572,343 people (outside Quebec) aged 12 or older were hospitalized. Weighted estimates from the linked CCHS, adjusted for agreement to link and plausible health number, were 7.7% lower. Coverage rates were similar for males and females. Provincial rates did not differ from those for the rest of Canada, although differences were apparent for the territories. Coverage rates were significantly lower among people aged 75 or older than among those aged 12 to 74.

    Release date: 2009-12-03

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X200900210835
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines physical and emotional abuse from patients in nurses working in hospitals or long-term care facilities.

    Release date: 2009-04-15

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X200900110773
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article assesses the coverage of the linkage between data from cycle 1.1 of the Canadian Community Health Survey and inpatient hospital data.

    Release date: 2009-01-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X200800210565
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines associations between medication error and selected factors in the workplace of hospital-employed registered nurses in Canada. Data are from the 2005 National Survey of the Work and Health of Nurses.

    Release date: 2008-05-14

  • Articles and reports: 11-522-X200600110431
    Description:

    We describe statistical disclosure control methods (SDC) developed for a public release Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program (CHIRPP) micro-data file. CHIRPP is a national injury surveillance database managed by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). After describing CHIRPP, the paper includes a brief overview of basic SDC concepts, as an introduction to the process for selecting and developing the appropriate SDC methods for CHIRPP given its specific challenges and requirements. We then summarize some key results. The paper concludes with a discussion of the implication of this work for the health information field and closing remarks with respect to the some methodological issues for consideration.

    Release date: 2008-03-17
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