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

Provincial Assessment Data
Data Provider: Education and Early Childhood Development
Dataset Number: P0028
Year(s) Available: 2016-2020

Summary...
New Dataset, description coming soon!

Stay Strong Cancer Recovery
Data Provider: Horizon Health Network
Dataset Number: PD0058
Year(s) Available: 2016-2019

Summary...
New dataset, description coming soon!

Student Attendance
Data Provider: Education and Early Childhood Development
Dataset Number: PD0046
Year(s) Available: 2018-2020

Summary...
New dataset, description coming soon!

Student Attendance Variable List

WorksafeNB Demographic Information
Data Provider: Workplace Health, Safety, and Compensation Commission
Dataset Number: PD0054
Year(s) Available: 1901-2019

Summary...
New dataset, description coming soon!

UdeM Student Information
Data Provider: Université de Moncton
Dataset Number: PD0066
Year(s) Available:

Summary...
New dataset, description coming soon!

Students Diagnosed with ADHD
Data Provider: Education and Early Childhood Development
Dataset Number: PD0072
Year(s) Available: 2019-2020

Summary...
New dataset, description coming soon!

Students Diagnosed with ADHD Variable List

Parent Subsidy
Data Provider: Education and Early Childhood Development
Dataset Number: PD0087
Year(s) Available: 2018-2020

Summary...
New dataset, description coming soon!

COVID-19 Case Data
Data Provider: Vitalité Health Network
Dataset Number: PD0090
Year(s) Available: Jan 01, 2020- Jun 30, 2020

Summary...
New Dataset, description in preparation.

UNBF Student Information
Data Provider: University of New Brunswick
Dataset Number: PD0065
Year(s) Available: 2010-2018

Summary...
New data! Description coming soon!

Environmental Geographic
Data Provider: Canadian Urban Environmental (CANUE)
Dataset Number: PD0078
Year(s) Available:

Summary...
Measures related to the environment and neighbourhood / urban living broadly categorized as: 
1. Air Quality - ground level ozone, fine particulates, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen dioxide; 
2. Greenness - different measures using normalized difference vegetation indices (NDVI); 
3. Weather and Climate - local climate zones, water balance metrics, and weather indicators; and 
4. Neighbourhood - material and social deprivation, access to employment, nighttime light, active living environments, and the Canadian Marginalization Index.




NBCCD Student Information
Data Provider: Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Dataset Number: PD0073
Year(s) Available: 2015-2019

Summary...
New data! Description coming soon!

Mount Allison University Student Information
Data Provider: Mount Allison University
Dataset Number: PD0068
Year(s) Available: 2014-2019

Summary...
New Data! Description coming soon!

STU Student Information
Data Provider: St. Thomas University
Dataset Number: PD0067
Year(s) Available: 2014-2019

Summary...
New Data! Description coming soon!

CanREValue
Data Provider: Vitalité Health Network
Dataset Number: PD0057
Year(s) Available: 1999-2018

Summary...
New Data set! Description coming soon!

Cardiac Surgery Registry
Data Provider: Horizon Health Network
Dataset Number: PD0031
Year(s) Available: 2004-2018

Summary...
New Data - Summary coming soon!

Report Card Data (Francophone Sector)
Data Provider: Education and Early Childhood Development
Dataset Number: PD0029F
Year(s) Available: 2016-2020

Summary...
Student report card information from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Data for the Francophone sector.

Report Card (Francophone Sector) Variable List

NB Prescription Drug Program
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0020
Year(s) Available: 2008-2017

Summary...
Data regarding claims submitted through provincial drug plans. Dataset includes patient and physician information, details regarding drug plans, and prescription drug costs.

NB Prescription Drug Program Codebook

Canadian MIS Database
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0056
Year(s) Available: 2000-2015

Summary...
NB public hospitals and health regions financial and statistical data relating to hospital services. Variables include establishment ID, name, health region, contact information, teaching status, facility type, institution open and close date, maximum number of beds and bassinets.

Radon Test Results
Data Provider: Research and Productivity Council
Dataset Number: PD0026
Year(s) Available: 2016-2018

Summary...
Contains Radon test results including geographic information, i.e. first three digits of postal code, for testing sites.

Radon Test Results Codebook

Contact NB
Data Provider: Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Dataset Number: PD0050
Year(s) Available: 1996-2018

Summary...
Information on clients who seek employment counselling through Post-secondary Education Training and Labour. Data includes information on initial assessment, action plan, interventions, applicable education history, employment history, group sessions.

Contact NB Codebook

Vital Statistics
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0027
Year(s) Available: 2000-2017

Summary...
Summary of death events that occurred in New Brunswick for residents and non-residents from. Birth information is not included.

Vital Statistics Codebook

Citizen Database
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0013
Year(s) Available: 1971-2019

Summary...
Basic demographic and location information on all residents of New Brunswick who have been issued a provincial Medicare card.

Citizen Database Reference Guide

Transition Data
Data Provider: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Dataset Number: PD0045T
Year(s) Available: 1980-2019

Summary...
New dataset! Description coming soon.

Permanent Resident Data
Data Provider: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Dataset Number: PD0045R
Year(s) Available: 1985-2019

Summary...
New dataset! Description coming soon.

Permanent Resident Data Variable List

BizNet
Data Provider: Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Dataset Number: PD0002
Year(s) Available: 1999-2018

Summary...
Data from participants of the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) including landing date, application, job offer, education, language test scores for primary applicant and family members.

BizNet Codebook

Student Demographics (Student Level Data) (Francophone Sector)
Data Provider: Education and Early Childhood Deveopment
Dataset Number: PD0074F
Year(s) Available: 2016-2020

Summary...
Student level information including grade level, language spoken at home, etc. Data from the Francophone sector. 

Student Demographics (Student Level Data) (Francophone Sector) Variable List
Student Demographics (Student Level Data) (Francophone Sector) Codebook

Student Demographics (Student Level Data) (Anglophone Sector)
Data Provider: Education and Early Childhood Deveopment
Dataset Number: PD0074E
Year(s) Available: 2016-2020

Summary...
Student level information including grade level, language spoken at home, etc. Data from the Anglophone sector.

Student Demographics (Student Level Data) (Anglophone Sector) Codebook

Scholarship Recipients
Data Provider: New Brunswick Innovation Foundation Inc.
Dataset Number: PD0030
Year(s) Available: 2014-2019

Summary...
Information about recipients of scholarships provided through the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation Inc. (NBIF).

Scholarship Recipients Codebook

Report Card Data (Anglophone Sector)
Data Provider: Education and Early Childhood Development
Dataset Number: PD0029E
Year(s) Available: 2016-2020

Summary...
Student report card information from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Data for the Anglophone sector.

Report Card (Anglophone Sector) Codebook

Early Years Evaluation (Francophone Sector)
Data Provider: Education and Early Childhood Development
Dataset Number: PD0043F
Year(s) Available: 2016-2019

Summary...
Assessment results measuring a child’s readiness to enter the education system. Included are measurements of a child’s awareness of self and environment, cognitive skills, language and communication skills, physical development and fine and gross motor skills.

Early Years Evaluation (Francophone Sector) Variable List

Early Years Evaluation (Anglophone Sector)
Data Provider: Education and Early Childhood Development
Dataset Number: PD0043E
Year(s) Available: 2016-2019

Summary...
Assessment results measuring a child’s readiness to enter the education system. Included are measurements of a child’s awareness of self and environment, cognitive skills, language and communication skills, physical development and fine and gross motor skills.

Early Years Evaluation (Anglophone Sector) Codebook

Provider Registry
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0025
Year(s) Available: 1997-2018

Summary...
Information about physicians regarding specialties, practice location, training, type of remuneration, licensing.

Provider Registry Reference Guide

NB Physician Billing
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0024
Year(s) Available: 2000-2015

Summary...
Service claims by service code of fee-for-service physicians, salary physician payments, reciprocal medical claims for NB residents, reciprocal hospital claims for NB residents, as well as reciprocal medical claims for out-of-province residents. 

Physician Billing Reference Guide

NB Trauma Registry
Data Provider: Horizon Health Network
Dataset Number: PD0023
Year(s) Available: 2014-2015

Summary...
Injury-related trauma data, pre-hospital and emergency department care for patients who have been severely injured (i.e., those who have an Injury Severity Score greater than 12). Data in the registry is obtained from all Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 trauma centres in New Brunswick.

NB Trauma Registry Reference Guide

NB Suicide Registry
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0022
Year(s) Available: 2012-2018

Summary...
Summary of death by suicide events, including previous attempts, family history, and circumstantial factors.

NB Suicide Registry Codebook

NB Rehabilitation Reporting System
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0021
Year(s) Available: 2003-2016

Summary...
Information regarding adult inpatient rehabilitation facilities and programs in NB such as specialized facilities, hospital rehabilitation units and programs, designated rehabilitation beds. Includes patient socio-demographic information, health characteristics, interventions, activities and participation.

NB Rehabilitation Reporting System Variable List

NB Insulin Pump Program
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0019
Year(s) Available: 2011-2018

Summary...
Data regarding claims submitted through provincial drug plans. Dataset includes patient and physician information, details regarding drug plans, and prescription drug costs.

NB Insulin Pump Program Variable List

NB Facility Acute Care Profiles
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0060
Year(s) Available: 2000-2015

Summary...
Annual profiles compiled on the Acute Care facilities operating within New Brunswick. These profiles are based on the clinical and statistical data from the CIHI – Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) and Management Information System (MIS).

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

NB Cancer Registry
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0018
Year(s) Available: 1992-2019

Summary...
The Canadian Cancer Registry (CCR) is a database of all Canadian residents, alive or dead, who have been diagnosed with cancer since 1992. The registry was developed from the National Cancer Incidence Reporting System (NCIRS) and is maintained by Statistics Canada. It collects data on type and incidence (number) of primary cancers for each person until death, from Provincial and Territorial Cancer Registries (PTCRs). The New Brunswick Provincial Cancer Registry (NBPCR), located in Saint John, collects the New Brunswick Data. 

NB Cancer Registry Reference Guide

NB Breast Cancer Screening
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0017
Year(s) Available: 1996-2016

Summary...
Data from breast cancer screening events of New Brunswick women from the organized national breast cancer screening program. Variables include client factors, screen event information, referral reasons, diagnostic test information and cancer information. 

NB Breast Cancer Screening Reference Guide

Long-Term Care Database
Data Provider: NB Department of Social Development
Dataset Number: PD0051
Year(s) Available: 2008-2019

Summary...
Details on business processes and timestamps of situations, assessments, caseloads, and payments for serving long term care clients in the Province of New Brunswick. Long-Term Care Services refer to a range of personal support, physical, social and mental health services required by individuals who, because of long term functional limitations, need assistance to function as independently as possible.

Long-Term Care Database Reference Guide

InteRAI-MDS Nursing Home Data
Data Provider: York Care
Dataset Number: PD0033
Year(s) Available: 2014-2017

Summary...
Information regarding standardized assessments of the needs, strengths, and preferences of persons receiving short-term post-acute care in skilled nursing facilities as well as persons living in chronic care and nursing home institutional settings in New Brunswick. 

Hemoglobin (HbA1c)
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0037
Year(s) Available: 2012-2018

Summary...
Blood test information regarding HbA1c.

Healthy Toddler Assessments
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0016
Year(s) Available: 2013-2016

Summary...
Voluntary assessment of 18-month-old children. This assessment includes evaluation of vision, teeth, hearing, language development, growth, physical skills and personal and social relationships.

Healthy Toddler Reference Guide

Family Medicine NB
Data Provider: New Brunswick Medical Society
Dataset Number: PD0015
Year(s) Available: 2018

Summary...
Data includes start and end dates of physicians participating in the Family Medicine New Brunswick Group along with unique identifier of each physician and the affiliation of each physician with each other in a FMNB group.

Family Medicine NB Variable List

Discharge Abstract Data
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0014
Year(s) Available: 1999-2018

Summary...
Patient discharge information from New Brunswick hospitals.  Captures administrative, clinical and demographic information including discharges, deaths, sign-outs, and transfers.

Discharge Abstract Data Reference Guide

Clinical Data Repository (Lumbar/Spine)
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0062
Year(s) Available: 2011-2019

Summary...
New dataset! Description coming soon.

Clinical Data Repository (Lumbar/Spine) Variable List

CCDSS Stroke
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0012
Year(s) Available: 1995-2015

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 Stroke dataset contains estimates of the incidence and prevalence of Stroke in New Brunswick patients.

CCDSS Stroke Variable List

CCDSS Parkinson's
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0011
Year(s) Available: 1995-2014

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 Parkinson's dataset contains estimates of the incidence and prevalence of Parkinson's in New Brunswick patients.

CCDSS Neurological Conditions
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0010
Year(s) Available: 1995-2014

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 Neurological Conditions dataset contains estimates of the incidence and prevalence of neurological conditions in New Brunswick patients.

CCDSS Multiple Sclerosis
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0009
Year(s) Available: 1995-2014

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 Multiple Sclerosis dataset contains estimates of the incidence and prevalence of Multiple Sclerosis in New Brunswick patients.

CCDSS Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0008
Year(s) Available: 1995-2015

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 Mood and Anxiety Disorders dataset contains estimates of the incidence and prevalence of Mood and Anxiety Disorders in New Brunswick patients.

CCDSS Mood and Anxiety Disorders Variable List

CCDSS Ischemic Heart Disease
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0007a
Year(s) Available: 1995-2015

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 Ischemic Heart Disease dataset contains estimates of the incidence and prevalence of Ischemic Heart Disease in New Brunswick patients.

CCDSS Ischemic Heart Disease Variable List

CCDSS Hypertension
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0006
Year(s) Available: 1995-2015

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 Hypertension dataset contains estimates of the incidence and prevalence of Hypertension in New Brunswick patients.

CCDSS Hypertension Reference Guide

CCDSS Heart Failure
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0005
Year(s) Available: 1995-2015

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 Heart Failure dataset contains estimates of the incidence and prevalence of Heart Failure in New Brunswick patients.

CCDSS Heart Failure Variable List

CCDSS Diabetes
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0004
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 Diabetes dataset contains estimates of the incidence and prevalence of Diabetes in New Brunswick patients.

CCDSS Diabetes Reference Guide

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

CCDSS Acute Myocardial Infarction
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: PD0007b
Year(s) Available: 1995-2015

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 Acute Myocardial Infarction dataset contains estimates of the incidence and prevalence of Acute Myocardial Infarction in New Brunswick patients.

CCDSS Acute Myocardial Infarction Variable List

ALS Registry - Horizon Health Network
Data Provider: Horizon Health Network
Dataset Number: PD0001
Year(s) Available: 2003-2013

Summary...
A sample of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in New Brunswick. Variables include demographics, date of onset and diagnosis and information about the type of ALS and its location of onset.

ALS Registry Variable List