Natality Detail File, 1990 [United States] (ICPSR 6653)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
This collection provides information on live births in the United States during calendar year 1990. The natality data in this file are a component of the vital statistics collection effort maintained by the federal government. Geographic variables of residence for births include the state, county, city, population, division and state subcode, Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA), and metropolitan/nonmetropolitan county. Other variables include the race and sex of the child, the age of the mother, mother's education, place of delivery, person in attendance, and live-birth order. The natality tabulations in the documentation include live births by age of mother, live-birth order and race of child, live births by marital status of mother, age of mother, and race of child, and live births by attendant and place of delivery.
Series: Natality Detail File Series
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U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics. NATALITY DETAIL FILE, 1990 [UNITED STATES]. Hyattsville, MD: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics [producer], 1993. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-03-28. doi:10.3886/ICPSR06653.v1
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06653.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All live births in the United States during calendar year 1990.
Data Types: administrative records data
Data Collection Notes:
Per agreement with NCHS, ICPSR distributes the data file and technical documentation in this collection in their original form as prepared by NCHS.
official certificates of live births, and state computer records
Original ICPSR Release: 1996-11-21
- 2008-03-28 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.
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