Detail Data

Detail Data is a partnership project between The Detail and NICVA, the representative body for the voluntary and community sector. Our journalists will analyse key data and share our findings with community and voluntary groups and the wider public through creative and innovative storytelling. We aim to turn data into a powerful resource for local change.

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Special data investigation New data shows Northern Ireland is a world leader in prescription drug use

NORTHERN Ireland has one of the world's highest prescription rates for antidepressant medicines according to new research, but fresh questions have emerged over what may be driving the trend.