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Identifying young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in linked administrative data: A comparison of methods

McNamara, B J; Jones, Jocelyn; Shepherd, Carrington; Gubhaju, Lina; Joshy, Grace; McAullay, Daniel; Preen, David B; Jorm, Louisa; Eades, Sandra


Objective To quantify differences between three validated algorithms in ascertaining Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in linked administrative data. Methods Linked administrative health data for children born in WA from 2000-2013, were used to examine the cohorts identified by three methods: A) the Indigenous Status Flag (ISF, derived by the WA Data Linkage Branch using a multistage-median approach) for the children alone; B) the ISF of the children, their parents and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Population Data Science
DOI: 10.23889/ijpds.v5i1.1100
Access Rights: Open Access


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