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United States NVSS Mortality Data 2015

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General Info
Geography 
American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2015 - 12/2015
Series or system 
United States National Vital Statistics System (NVSS)
Data type
Summary 

Mortality datasets from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) contain demographic, geographic, and cause of death data. Data are available for a wide time period and smaller geographic regions within the United States, allowing analysis of causes of death, life expectancy, and mortality among regions. The data follow the International Classification of Disease (ICD) rules established by the World Health Organization. 

Citation
Suggested citation 
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). United States NVSS Mortality Data 2015. Atlanta, United States: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).