Data Insight: Clinical coding and capture of Long COVID: a cohort study in Wales using linked health and demographic data

This Data Insight investigates clinical coding of Long COVID recorded in primary and secondary care for the population of Wales. It provides insight into the quality of this clinical coding and how it is used differently across primary care software systems. It also explores the completeness and usability of linked health and demographic data. Furthermore, this study provides a comprehensive characterisation of patients clinically diagnosed with Long COVID, aiming to build a deeper understanding of this relatively new condition.

Journal Article: Insights from linking police domestic abuse data and health data in South Wales, UK: a linked routine data analysis using decision tree classification

Journal Article: Trajectories in chronic disease accrual and mortality across the lifespan in Wales, UK (2005–2019), by area deprivation profile: linked electronic health records cohort study on 965,905 individuals

Data Insight: Are farm households different? Some evidence from Wales

This Data Insight presents data on the structure of farming households in Wales and compares them to other non-farming rural households. The work was carried out by the AD|ARC (Administrative Data | Agricultural Research Collection) team, an ADR UK- funded project. The project that aims to integrate the human dimension with data on farming activities. This enables us, to better understand the demographic, health, education, and economic characteristics of farm households associated with different types and sizes of farm businesses. AD|ARC aims to provide the insights needed for decision- makers to improve future policies and enhance the wellbeing of farmers and their households.

Data Insight: European Union Settled Status (EUSS) Data Linkage Project (Wales): Preliminary findings for education

This Data Insight provides a preliminary analysis on education data relating to children born in the EU living in Wales and children born in Wales living in Wales, which
details their attendance and attainment at school. It is based upon the analysis of Education Wales data linked to 2011 Census data. This analysis forms part of the EU Settled Status (EUSS) Data Linkage Project, which aims to link European Union (EU) citizen data with other data already held within the SAIL Databank, based at Swansea University. Using a range of de-identified data in the SAIL Databank, a control group of British citizens in Wales has been matched with EU citizens with similar characteristics using the 2011 Census.

Journal Article: Trends in SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccination in school staff, students and their household members from 2020 to 2022 in Wales, UK: an electronic cohort study

Report: Supporting People data linking project: update

This project follows on from, and is informed by, the Supporting People data linking feasibility study and Supporting People data linking emerging findings report, using legacy Supporting People data from five local authorities in Wales (from 2003 to 2020). The Supporting People programme was replaced by the Housing Support Grant in 2019.

This report analyses the demographics of Supporting People to understand who received support from the programme. In addition, it outlines findings from analysis that linked Supporting People data with healthcare data in the SAIL databank to understand the healthcare utilisation of Supporting People clients before and after they received support.

Data Insight: Exploring the complex relationship between legislation, policies and research: Built Environments And Child Health in WalEs and AuStralia (BEACHES)

This Data Insight focuses on the work being carried out by the Built Environments And Child Health in WalEs and AuStralia (BEACHES) team in Swansea University. BEACHES is a joint initiative between Swansea University, the Telethon Kids Institute, and the University of Western Australia, with collaborators from Curtin University, Monash University, Queensland University of Technology, and University of Southern Denmark. It provides a summary of key Welsh legislation and policy areas on the built environment and child health.

Data Explained: Children Looked After datasets

This Data Explained summarises the content and potential uses of the Children Looked After (CLA) Census dataset. This is the primary dataset relating to children who are looked after in
Wales (and its subsets: the adoptions of children looked after dataset; the care leavers aged 16 and over dataset; the care leavers at 19th birthday dataset; and the educational qualifications of care leavers dataset).

This paper aims to guide researchers who are interested in using these datasets to investigate the experiences of children and young people in care in Wales.

Data Insight: Exploring transitions to post-compulsory education in Wales

This Data Insight explores transitions from school to Post-Compulsory Education and Training (PCET) in Wales.