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United States NVSS Fetal Death Data 1994


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1994 - 12/1994
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

In the United States, state laws require the reporting of fetal deaths, and federal law mandates national collection and publication of fetal death data. Fetal death data sets from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) are published annually. Information is abstracted from the Report of Fetal Death Forms received by the National Center for Health Statistics. The majority of fetal death tables published include only those fetal deaths with stated or presumed gestation of 20 weeks or more.

Suggested citation 
National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. United States NVSS Fetal Death Data 1994. Atlanta, United States: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).