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Mexico National Health Information System Birth Certificates Standard Database 2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Nacimientos Occurridos (Certificado de Nacimiento)
Mexico (MEX)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2012 - 12/2012
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 2012. Variables included in the microdata are: sex of child, birth order, birth weight, number of surviving children, age of mother, marital status, place of residence, date of birth, place of birth, birth procedure, place of residence, use of vaccines, and observed birth defects or diseases.

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.