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United States NVSS Natality Data 1997


General Info
American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, United States Virgin Islands
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1997 - 12/1997
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

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.