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United States NVSS Natality Data 2016

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General Info
Geography 
American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, United States Virgin Islands
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2016 - 12/2016
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

Natality data sets from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) contain information collected through birth certificates, which state law requires for all live births. The national collection and publication of births along with other vital statistics data is mandated by federal law.

Citation
Suggested citation 
National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. United States NVSS Natality Data 2016. Hyattsville, United States: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.