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  • Release date: 21 March 2014
  • Period covered: 2002/03 to 2011/12
Accurate mortality statistics are a pre-requisite for improvements in survival rates as they enable the monitoring of progress in combating causes of death and facilitate the identification of areas with potential for effective interventions.

Proposal for a new statistical publication covering mortality in Wales

Release date: 21 March 2014

This article proposes a suite of measures that will be published annually through an official statistics release to monitor population and hospital mortality in Wales.

Comparison of methods to calculate hospital mortality statistics

Release date: 26 September 2013

This report contributes to the need to increase understanding of mortality statistics and support a public debate on the future of hospital mortality statistics in Wales.

It examines the impact of different methods on hospital mortality statistics.

Mortality statistics, 2001-2011

Release date: 21 March 2013

It includes details on quality, methodology, and comparability.

Revision note

This article was revised on 28 June 2013 due to minor inaccuracies in the data supplied. This affects Figure 3.2, Figure 3.3, Table C2 and Table C3.


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