Death certificates and causes

There have been over 180,000 UK deaths involving Covid-19.

What does a death certificate show? As well as personal details and factual information, there are two parts about causes:

In the first part, clinicians write the direct cause of death at the start (1a). Doctors work…

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Anthony B. Masters

This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.