Data holdings

NB-IRDT is expanding research potential through pseudonymous, linkable data sets. Our repository includes a growing collection of data to meet diverse research needs.

We offer access to:

  • Government administrative data
  • Survey data
  • Public use datasets
  • Researcher provided data

Data held at NB-IRDT is only accessible in the NB-IRDT secure labs to researchers with approved research projects. 

We do our best to make sure data descriptions and reference material are as current as possible. In order to ensure access to the most recently available data, data sets may be listed before reference materials are ready. For questions about data sets please contact us.

Holdings

NB COPD Health Information Platform (NB-CHIP) Vitalité
Data Provider: Vitalité Health Network
Dataset Number: PD0053
Year(s) Available: 2007-2017

Summary...
Provincial pulmonary function data, including the number of patients with COPD and corresponding severity, patient’s smoking history, current smoking status, medications, patient reported levels of shortness of breath and exercise tolerance, as well as full pulmonary function reports from Vitalité Health Network.

NB COPD Health Information Platform (NB-CHIP) Vitalité Variable List

NB COPD Health Information Platform (NB-CHIP) Horizon
Data Provider: Horizon Health Network
Dataset Number: PD0042
Year(s) Available: 2007-2017

Summary...
Provincial pulmonary function data, including the number of patients with COPD and corresponding severity, patient’s smoking history, current smoking status, medications, patient reported levels of shortness of breath and exercise tolerance, as well as full pulmonary function reports from Horizon Health Network.

NB COPD Health Information Platform (NB-CHIP) Horizon Variable List

CCDSS Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0003
Year(s) Available: 1995-2016

Summary...
The Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System (CCDSS) is a collaborative network of provincial and territorial surveillance systems, supported by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). The CCDSS enhances the scope of data on chronic diseases in Canada and supports the planning of health resources and the development of health policies and programs. It collects data on all residents who are eligible for provincial or territorial health insurance and can generate national estimates and trends over time for over 20 chronic diseases. 

NB-IRDT CCDSS Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) dataset contains estimates of the incidence and prevalence of COPD in New Brunswick patients.

CCDSS Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Reference Guide