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India - Delhi Medical Certification of Cause of Death Report 2015


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Report on Medical Certification of Cause of Deaths (MCCD)
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2015 - 12/2015
Data type

The Report on Medical Certification of Cause of Deaths (MCCD) in Delhi 2015 covers mortality data from hospitals and all health institutions. Deaths that occur inside a home are not recorded by MCCD. Causes of institutional deaths are certified by medical practitioners. Death registration is collected by three government bodies in Delhi: the MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi), the NDMC (New Delhi Municipal Council), and the DCB (Delhi Cantonment Board).

Institutional statistics are provided for (a) deaths by sex, 10-year age group and cause (ICD-10), and (b) infant deaths by sex and cause. The report includes tabulations on number of institutional deaths and institutional infant deaths by sex from 2001 to 2015. In this time series, it also presents figures on deaths from heart attack, pneumonia, tuberculosis, diabetes, and cancer; number of deaths that occur in a home are provided only for these conditions.