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Natality Detail File, 1993: [United States] (ICPSR 6847)
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 1993. The natality data in this file are a component of the vital statistics collection effort maintained by the federal government. Geographic variables describing residence of 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, 1993: [UNITED STATES]. ICPSR version. Hyattsville, MD: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics [producer], 1995. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-03-28. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06847.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06847.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All live births in the United States during calendar year 1993.
Data Types: event/transaction data
Data Collection Notes:
(1) Per agreement with NCHS, ICPSR distributes the data files and text of the technical documentation in the collection in their original form as prepared by NCHS. (2) The codebook is provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.
official certificates of live births, and state computer records of live births
Restrictions: In preparing the data file(s) for this collection, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has removed direct identifiers and characteristics that might lead to identification of data subjects. As an additional precaution NCHS requires, under Section 308(d) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 242m), that data collected by the NCHS not be used for any purpose other than statistical analysis and reporting. NCHS further requires that analysts not use the data to learn the identity of any persons or establishments and that the director of NCHS be notified if any identities are inadvertently discovered. ICPSR member institutions and other users ordering the data from ICPSR are expected to adhere to these restrictions.
Original ICPSR Release: 1998-06-12
- 2008-03-28 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.
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