Young mortality and registration delay

What has changed about deaths of young people in England & Wales in 2020 and 2021?

The Office for National Statistics published analysis on excess deaths in young people. Mortality risk rises as you age, so deaths in young people are exceptional events. Given when registrations increased, there was concern over the role of Covid-19 vaccinations.

Analysts assessed whether deaths following vaccination were higher than a baseline period. This self-controlled case series study looks at…



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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.