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Stochastic models of geriatric patient bed occupancy behaviour, by G. J. Taylor, S. I. McClean and P. H. Millard
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, Statistics in Society, Volume 163 (2000), part 1, pages 39-48

This is the description of the data file used in the paper.

Column                         Data                                                                                           Comments
1 - 6                              Patient number (re-numberd for anonimity)
7                                   Whether Alive/Dead                                                                  1=Dead, 0=Alive
8 - 32                            Name (Changed to X's)       
33                                 Sex                                                                                           1=Male, 2=Female
35 - 36                          Age (years) at 1st referral (last 2 digits if greater than 99)
37                                 Address Code                                                                          Coded 1 - 5 by postcode
38                                 Social security area                                                                 Coded 1 - 5
40                                 Number of continuations in card deck                                      Default = 0. Add 1 for each extra card (contains errors)
41 - 50                         1st Event Record
51 - 60                         2nd Event Record       
61 - 70                         3rd Event Record
71 - 80                         4th Event Record


Continuation Cards
1 - 6                             Patient's Number
11 - 20                         5th Event Record (for 1st continuation)
:                                   :
71 - 80                         11th Event Record (for 1st continuation)

Event Recording Details
Col 1                             x signifies event follows
Col 2                             Event
Col 3                             Qualifiers
Col 4                             Location
Col 5                             Day of Month
Col 6
Col 7                             Month of Year
Col 8
Col 9                             Year
Col 10

Event 1                         Admission                                                                                  Col 2
Qualifier                        Source of referral                                                                     Col 3
                                      1. General Practitioner
                                      2. Outpatient
                                      3. Other hospital
                                      4. Day hospital
                                      5. Health visitor
                                      6. Holiday (for carer)
                                      7.Six weeks in (carer respite)
                                     8. Part III (Welfare home)
                                     9. Other
                                    10. Not known
Location                       Admitted to:                                                                                Col 4
                                     1 - 9 Hospital codes
                                     0 Not known
Event 2                        Transfer                                                                                     Col 2
                                    1st Hospital                                                                                Col 3
                                    2nd Hospital                                                                               Col 4
Event 3                        Discharge                                                                                  Col 2
                                    Blank                                                                                          Col 3
                                    Destination                                                                                 Col 4
                                    1. Home
                                    2. Part III (Welfare home)
                                    3. Acute nursing home
                                    4. Private nursing home
                                    5. Long stay bed
                                    6. Other e.g. relatives
Event 4                       Death                                                                                          Col 2
                                   Blank                                                                                           Col 3
                                   Where:                                                                                        Col 4       
                                   Within Department = 1
                                   Elsewhere = 2
Event 5                       Still in hospital
Event 6                       Date of birth (added later to check relationship between
                                   date of death and data of birth)

The data were collected by Professor P. H. Millard.

For questions to this data file contact:

G. J. Taylor
Department of Postgraduate Medicine
University of Bath
Bath
BA2 7AY
UK
E-mail: G.J.Taylor@bath.ac.uk

Dataset (37K)

Monitoring contemporary student flows and characteristics: secondary analyses using the Labour Force Survey and the General Household Survey, by M. Egerton, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, Statistics in Society, Volume 163 (2000), part 1, pages 63-80

This is the description of the data file used in the paper.

Three tables, giving the (weighted) frequencies for Figures 1a, 1b and 2.

A third table gives the unweighted frequencies for the LFS sample.

For questions to this data file contact:
Muriel Egerton
CCSR Faculty of Economic and Social Studies
Manchester University
Manchester
M13 9PL
Tel: 0161-275-4975/4721
E-mail: M.Egerton@man.ac.uk

Dataset (4K)

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