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.


NB Prescription Drug Program
Data Provider: NB Department of Health
Dataset Number: DH15
Year(s) Available: 2008-2017

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