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Table 2 Primary and secondary outcome data sources

From: Protocol for a stepped-wedge, cluster randomized controlled trial of the LifeSpan suicide prevention trial in four communities in New South Wales, Australia

 Suicide mortality dataSuicide attempt data
National Coronial Information System (NCIS)NSW ambulance dataNSW Admitted Patient Data Collection (APDC)Emergency Department Data Collection (EDDC)
Level data to be acquired atIndividual/point dataIndividual/point dataIndividual/point data per hospital separationIndividual/point data
Years data will be acquired forJan 2006 – Dec 2021Jul 2012 – Jun 2021Jan 2007 – Jun 2021Jan 2007 – Jun 2021
Summary of dataThe NCIS is a data-storage, retrieval, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination system for coronial information. It enables coroners, their staff, public sector agencies, researchers, and other agencies to access coronial data to inform death- and injury-prevention activitiesAmbulance data contains a collection of operational information from computer-aided dispatch (CAD), electronic medical records (eMR), and data documented by clinicians through patient healthcare recordsAPDC records all inpatient separations (discharges, transfers, and deaths) from all public, private, psychiatric, and repatriation hospitals in New South Wales (NSW), as well as public multi-purpose services, private day-procedure centres, and public nursing homesThe EDDC is an administrative data collection detailing presentations to emergency departments at public metropolitan hospitals in NSW. Diagnosis coding is not by trained clinical information manager but by medical, nursing, or clerical personal