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N. V. Gunko1, N. I. Omelyanets1, . A rshnk2, S. V. siuk1,
N. V. Korotkova1,. N. vnv1

1State Institution «National Research Center for Radiation Medicine of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine», Melnykova str., 53, Kyiv, 04050, Ukraine
2State Institution «Ukrainian Center of Information Technologies and National Register» of Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Information and statistical support for retrospective study of mortality among people exposed in childhood as a result of the Chornobyl accident and living in contaminated areas of Ukraine: assessment of feasibility

Objective. Analysis of information from various sources for its use in epidemiological study on mortality of people (born in 1968–1986) who were children and adolescents at the time of the Chornobyl accident.
Object of study. Information and statistical sources for 1986–2011 on mortality among people who were children and adolescents at the time of the Chornobyl accident and lived on the most radioactive contaminated territories (RCT) of Ukraine (Ivankiv and Polisske regions of Kyiv oblast, Narodychi and Ovruch regions of Zhytomyr oblast).
Research methods: theoretical, general scientific, documentary analysis, demographic.
Results and conclusions. The study is to determine the suitability of available information-and-statistical support for measuring and assessing mortality of people exposed in childhood as a result of the Chornobyl accident and living in contaminated areas of Ukraine. A combination of information-and-statistical data provided by SRU, Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, State Statistics Service (SSS) of Ukraine and NNCRM makes it possible to successfully conduct retrospective cohort studies in any area and for any period.
Key words: information and statistical support, mortality, children, radiologically contaminated territories.

Problems of radiation medicine and radiobiology. 2017;22:108–125.



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