Scottish Abortions by council area 2008-2009
Data CreatorPope, Addy
PublisherUniversity of Edinburgh
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CitationPope, Addy. (2017). Scottish Abortions by council area 2008-2009, [Dataset]. University of Edinburgh. https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/1885.
Descriptionthis dataset contains details of the number of abortions in Scotland broken down by council authority and by age (under 20, 20-29, over 30) for 2008 and 2009. The figures are the absolute numbers and not the rates, hence the urban areas seem high in comparison to less populated areas. Standardising by population to give a rate per 100 000 might be useful. data sourced from iSD Scotland (http://www.isdscotlandarchive.scot.nhs.uk/isd/1918.html#Tables) and was then combined with boundary data from Sharegeo (http://www.sharegeo.ac.uk/handle/10672/301) which in turn uses OS Open Data as a source, hence the creative commons licence. GIS vector data. This dataset was first accessioned in the EDINA ShareGeo Open repository on 2012-06-29 and migrated to Edinburgh DataShare on 2017-02-21.
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