Published on in Vol 8, No 2 (2022): February

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/32426, first published .
The Use of Cremation Data for Timely Mortality Surveillance During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ontario, Canada: Validation Study

The Use of Cremation Data for Timely Mortality Surveillance During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ontario, Canada: Validation Study

The Use of Cremation Data for Timely Mortality Surveillance During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ontario, Canada: Validation Study

Gemma Postill 1, 2, 3, BMScH;  Regan Murray 3, 4, BSc, MPH;  Andrew S Wilton 5, MSc;  Richard A Wells 3, MD, DPhil;  Renee Sirbu 1, 3, BSc;  Mark J Daley 2, PhD;  Laura Rosella 1, 5, 6, 7, HBSc, MHSc, PhD

1 Epidemiology Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health , Toronto, ON, CA

2 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University , London, ON, CA

3 Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario , Toronto, ON, CA

4 Public Health Agency of Canada , Toronto, ON, CA

5 Population and Public Health Research Program, Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences , Toronto, ON, CA

6 The Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence , Toronto, ON, CA

7 Institute for Better Health, Trillium Health Partners , Mississauga, ON, CA

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