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3302.0.55.004 - Information Paper: Death registrations to Census linkage project - Methodology and Quality Assessment, 2011-2012  
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CONTENTS

    Introduction
    Background
      Collection of Death registrations data for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
      Collection of Census data for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    Data linking infrastructure
      Linking software
      Data security and Hardware
      Number of record pairs and computing times, by pass number - 2006 and 2011
    Data linking methodology
      Standardisation
        Standardisation processes applied to variables
        Data quality (post-standardisation)
      Blocking
      Record pair comparison
        m and u probabilities
        Comparison functions
      Decision Model
    Quality Assurance of clerically reviewed record pairs
    Linkage accuracy
    Linkage results
    Characteristics of linked and unlinked Death registrations
      Reasons for unlinked Death registrations
        Missing and/or inconsistent information
        No Census Record
    Raw and adjusted linkage rates
      2006 and 2011 comparison
      Raw and adjusted linkage rates by selected characteristics


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