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South Africa Vital Registration - Causes of Death 2014

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2014 - 12/2014
Series or system 
South Africa Vital Registration System
Data type
Summary 

This Causes of Death dataset contains all registered deaths for 2014. Variables include type of death (individual or stillborn), age, sex, marital status, province of residence, date of death, place of death, immediate cause of death, underlying cause of death, and other conditions leading to death.

The microdata are based on death notification forms received from the Department of Home Affairs. In the coding process, the underlying causes were determined by using the Automated Classification of Medical Entities (ACME) software program. This dataset does not include late registrations. A 2014 summary report on "Mortality and Causes of Death in South Africa" is also available from Statistics South Africa.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Department of Home Affairs (South Africa), Statistics South Africa. South Africa Vital Registration - Causes of Death 2014. Pretoria, South Africa: Statistics South Africa.