Quality Assurance of Administrative Data (QAAD) for Deaths Data in Northern Ireland

Date published: 24 May 2022

This document contains information on the quality of the administrative deaths data produced and published by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) Vital Statistics Unit. It describes the processes involved from data collection to publication, with a focus on quality assurance. It identifies where there are potential areas of risk in the quality and accuracy of deaths data; it also details the checks carried out on the data to mitigate those risks.