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Mexico National Health Information System Birth Certificates Standard Database 2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Nacimientos Occurridos (Certificado de Nacimiento)
Mexico (MEX)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2008
Series or system 
Mexico Births Information Subsystem (SINAC)
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Subnationally representative

This dataset is representative of all birth certificates received by the Ministry of Health for 2008. Variables included in the microdata are: sex of child, birth order, number of surviving children, ages of mother and father, marital status, date of birth, place of birth, and place of residence.

The Ministry of Health also offers microdata on registered births from 1985 to the present. In addition, the National Insititute of Statistics, Geography and Informatics (INEGI) provides microdata on birth registration in a different format.