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Compendium – Mortality from suicide or suicide and injury undetermined

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Compendium Mortality Consultation 2022

NHS Digital is currently analysing the results of the consultation that closed on 14 September 2022. In the meantime the next publication is on hold.

6 February 2023 17:30 PM

Summary

To reduce the number of suicides.

For information on the definitions of what these indicators include, please see the relevant specification.

From 2016 onwards, mortality counts within the Compendium Mortality Indicator set are based on a bespoke extract taken from the Primary Care Mortality Database (PCMD) maintained by NHS Digital. PCMD is updated monthly using a file of death records from ONS and is continually subject to amendment.

It is already well established that late registrations have a small impact on counts. This bespoke extract may be taken at a different time to that of the mortality data published by ONS and as such this may cause some small differences between ONS and NHS Digital mortality figures for a given year.



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