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Term: Secondary Data Sources

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-04-06


These are databases that were designed for either on-going epidemiological surveillance of medical care or for administrative purposes, but are now also being used to answer research questions.

For additional information, please see the Secondary Data Sources section under Characteristics of Administrative Health Data in the Administrative Health Data concept.

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