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Colombia Vital Registration 1980-2005

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General Info
Provider 
Ministry of Health and Social Protection (Colombia)
Geography 
Colombia (COL)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/1980 - 12/2005
Data type
Summary 

The vital registration data cover 1980-2005. The variables vary by year. Data from 1980 to 1997 have information on the cause of death, the location of death (place, zone, municipality, and department), and the age, sex, and marital status of the deceased. However, in 1998 the death certificate was updated, and data from that year forward contain additional variables on fetal deaths, maternal deaths, violent deaths, health insurance, and education. Causes of deaths are coded in ICD9 or ICD10, depending on the year.

It may be possible that this data will be updated with more recent years.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Social Protection (Colombia), National Administrative Department of Statistics (Colombia). Colombia Vital Registration 1980-2005.