Excess winter deaths

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The Excess Winter Mortality Index (EWM Index) is the excess winter deaths expressed as a ratio of the expected deaths based on the non-winter death rate for the period 1.8.04 to 31.7.07

Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Publisher: Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO)

Geographies: Local Authority District (LAD), County/Unitary Authority, Government Office Region (GOR), National

Geographic coverage: England

Time coverage: 01/08/04 to 31/07/07

Type of data: Administrative data

Notes: EWM Index was calculated based on the

Import source: DATA4NR-data4nr-export-13-01-2010.csv
External reference: DATA4NR-1353
National statistic: no
Geographic coverage: 100000: England
Temporal coverage from: 2004
Precision: The EWM Index will be partly dependent on the proportion of older people in the population as most excess winter deaths effect older people (there is no standardisation in this calculation by age or any other factor). Confidence intervals apply
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Temporal coverage to: 2007