BC Data Linkages Study for Pediatric Palliative Care.

Project number: 
Approval date: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Principal Investigator: 
Siden,Harold (Hal)
BC Childrens Hospital
Funding Agency: 
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Datasets requested: 
Deaths (BC Vital Statistics Agency)
Medical Services Plan (BC Ministry of Health)
Consolidation file (BC Ministry of Health)
Perinatal Services BC
Consolidation - demographic (Ministry of Health)
Births (BC Vital Statistics Agency)
Hospital Separations (BC Ministry of Health)
consolidation - census geocodes
Research objective: 

1. To identify the number of children and young people 0-25 years of age living with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions in British
Columbia between April 1, 2008 and March 31, 2018.
2. To describe this population in terms of their ages, conditions/diagnoses, and geographical locations.

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