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United States NVSS Linked Birth and Infant Death Data 2006

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
NVSS Linked Birth and Infant Death Data 2006
Geography 
Guam, Puerto Rico, United States Virgin Islands
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2006 - 12/2006
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

Linked birth and infant death data sets from the National Vital Statistics System contain information from linked birth and death certificate for infants under 1 year of age who die in the USA, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and Guam. Publicly available data are downloadable in two formats: period and birth cohort data. Public use files provide limited (1989-2004) or no (2005 on) geographic detail. Researchers may request custom microdata (birth, death, fetal death, and linked birth/infant death) containing geographic detail for all states and counties.

You may request access to the limited use data here: http://www.cdc.gov/rdc/

Citation
Suggested citation 

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Linked Birth and Infant Death Data 2006. Atlanta, USA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)