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United States NVSS Linked Birth and Infant Death Data 1996 - NBER


General Info
Original or alternative title 
National Vital Statistics System 1996 Cohort Linked Birth/ Infant Death Data
Guam, Puerto Rico, United States Virgin Islands
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1996 - 12/1996
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The 1996 Cohort Linked Birth/Infant Death Data provided by National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) come from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS). The Linked Birth/ Infant Death dataset provides files where birth certificate and death certificate data can be linked for infants under 1 year of age who have died in the USA, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam. These data are also available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).