Area-Based Characteristics

Contextual and geographical indicators can also be linked to the NILS and NIMS databases including urban and rural settlement classifications and the Northern Ireland Multiple Deprivation Measure rankings.  Analysis can be performed at a number of administrative geographies, such as Super Output Areas (c. 2000 population).  However, because low geographical levels may lead to low numbers of observations, they may require special attention to issues of disclosure and confidentiality.


We are very pleased to announce the new version of our data dictionary interface featuring: full variable information, advanced search options and the ability to save your own variable lists between sessions. We would greatly appreciate your thoughts on the new system so please find out more...


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