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Alcohol Patient Discharge Scotland 2009

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Depositor dc.contributor pope, addy
Institution dc.contributor.other University of Edinburgh
Spatial Coverage dc.coverage.spatial northlimit=60.8599;eastlimit=-0.7051;southlimit=54.5133;westlimit=-8.0977;
Spatial Coverage dc.coverage.spatial Scotland
Dataset Date dc.coverage.temporal 2011-02-25
Date Accessioned dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-25T09:59:29Z
Date Available dc.date.available 2011-02-25T09:59:29Z
Date Issued dc.date.issued 2011-02-25
Data Set dc.identifier http://www.sharegeo.ac.uk/bitstream/handle/10672/162/AlcoholDischaregeRateByCouncil.zip?sequence=1
Permanent Identifier dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10672/162
Lineage dc.description This dataset was created from data held in the following report: http://www.alcoholinformation.isdscotland.org/alcohol_misuse/files/alcohol_stats_bulletin_2011.pdf (section 4.1) and then combined with population estiamtes from http://hdl.handle.net/10672/95 to calculate the rates. Data was joined to boundary data that can be found on the OS OpenData website (http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/opendata/). See notes in the abstract about the quality of the data.
Abstract dc.description.abstract This dataset shows the number of patients discharged from hospital having been admitted for alcohol related problems in 2009. The data includes the number of discharges and the number of patients, the number of discharges being higher than the patient numbers as a patient may be discharged several times but is counted as an individual patient only once. Care must be taken when using the data as hospitals/authorities classify alcohol related admissions in different ways, the numbers are almost certainly an underestimate.
Format dc.format ESRI Shapefile
Language dc.language.iso en
Additional Licence Information dc.rights This data is made available under the Public Domain Dedication and License v1.0 whose full text can be found at http://www.opendatacommons.org/licenses/pddl/1.0/
Subject dc.subject Alcohol
Subject dc.subject Hospital
Subject dc.subject Drug
Additional Keyword dc.subject.classification Health
Additional Keyword dc.subject.classification Society
Title dc.title Alcohol Patient Discharge Scotland 2009
Type dc.type GIS vector data

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