A Description of the Data Linkage Infographic.

How we link data and keep you anonymous:

  • You complete the WHoA! survey. Good on you!
    • Personal details are kept totally separate.
    • Survey answers are kept separate and de-identified.
  • You are part of other health care datasets like Medicare.
    • Personal details are kept totally separate.
    • Data is kept separate and de-identified.
  • The data custodian matches your name, DoB and address.
  • ID numbers are assigned, leaving no identifying info attached!
  • THis makes one amazing and anonymous dataset.
  • Then the researchers look at all the data from all the women in the study.