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National Death Index (NDI)

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The National Death Index (NDI) is a database, housed at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, which contains records of all deaths occurring in Australia since 1980. The data are obtained from the Registrars of Births, Deaths and Marriages in each state and territory. The Index is designed to facilitate the conduct of epidemiological studies and its use is strictly confined to medical research.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare