Journal Article: Using administrative data linkage to drive homelessness policy: Experiences from Wales

This article profiles Administrative Data Research Wales (ADR-W) and its use of data linkage to support homelessness policy and practice in Wales, United Kingdom.

Data Explained: Children in Need and Children Receiving Care and Support, administrative records in Wales

This Data Explained summarises experiences and learnings from working with the Children in Need and Children Receiving Care and Support dataset.

Journal Article: Quantifying the Association Between Family Homelessness and School Absence in Wales, UK

Using administrative data linkage, this paper sought to quantify the impacts of family homelessness on pupil absence from school. It addresses a gap in United Kingdom (UK) homelessness research, which draws predominantly on qualitative methods and where there is a greater focus on people who fall outside of the statutory system, i.e., single people living on the streets, rather than families.

Data Insight: Risk factors associated with primary care-reported domestic violence for women involved in Family Law care proceedings

This Data Insight explores risk factors for domestic violence and abuse (DVA) experienced by mothers involved in public law family court care proceedings
in Wales. It is intended as a summary of recently published research within the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Data Insight: Effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the mental health of children that are clinically extremely vulnerable or living with clinically extremely vulnerable people in Wales

This Data Insight examines the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the mental health of clinically extremely vulnerable children and children living with clinically extremely vulnerable people in Wales, using data linkage methods.

Report: Differences between estimates of Welsh language ability in Census 2021 and household surveys

Initial findings from research reviewing differences between estimates of Welsh language ability in Census 2021 and the Labour Force Survey. This publication is a product of a joint workplan between the Welsh Government and Office for National Statistics to improve our understanding of Welsh language statistics.

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.