We have quantified drug-specific mortality as deaths per 100,000 person-years/past-year users but for four only of the 20 drugs whose 16 dimensions of harm were rated by Professor Nutt and colleagu
Hurry, hurry! You only have until Christmas Eve to respond to an important consultation launched by the Office for National Statistics.
The Office for National Statistics and the UK Statistics Authority are prepared to defend the confidentiality of Census information to the limits of the law.
How private will the results of the 2011 Census be? Officially, privacy is absolutely guaranteed under the Census Acts of 1920 and 1990.
A study funded by the Department of Health shows that raising the age at which teenagers can buy cigarettes from 16 to 18 had a dramatic effect on smoking prevalence in the under-18s.
When does management information become official statistics?
Francis Maude, the Cabinet Office minister, has been forced to eat his words over the 2011 Census. In opposition he castigated it as a waste of money.
Pensioners are a favourite group at election-time, some might say for cynical reasons.