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Mexico National Health Information System Birth Certificates Standard Database 2013

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Bases de Datos Nacidos Vivos Ocurridos - Certificado de Nacimiento/SINAC
Geography 
Mexico (MEX)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2013 - 12/2013
Series or system 
Mexico Births Information Subsystem (SINAC)
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

This dataset is representative of all birth certificates received by the Ministry of Health for 2013. Variables included in the microdata are: sex of child, birth order, birth weight, number of surviving children, age of mother, marital status, place of residence, date of birth, place of birth, birth procedure, place of residence, use of vaccines, and observed birth defects or diseases.

The Ministry of Health also offers microdata on registered births from 1985 to the present. In addition, the National Insititute of Statistics, Geography and Informatics (INEGI) provides microdata on birth registration in a different format.

Citation
Publication year 
2014
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health (Mexico). Mexico National Health Information System Birth Certificates Standard Database 2013. Mexico City, Mexico: Ministry of Health (Mexico), 2014.