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Mortality Detail File, 1992 (ICPSR 6798) RSS

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Summary:

This data collection describes every death or fetal death registered in the United States for 1992. Information includes the month of death, day of the week of death, the sex and race of the deceased, the age of the deceased at the time of death, the deceased's place of residence, place of death, and whether an autopsy was performed. Causes of death are coded using THE MANUAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL STATISTICAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES, INJURIES, AND CAUSE-OF-DEATH, NINTH REVISION (ICD-9), VOLUMES 1 AND 2.

Series: Mortality Detail Files Series

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  • These data are freely available.

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Citation

United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics. Mortality Detail File, 1992. ICPSR06798-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1996. doi:10.3886/ICPSR06798.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   age, causes of death, death, death records, ethnicity, fatalities, gender, marital status, mortality rates, race

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1992

Date of Collection:  

  • 1992

Universe:   All deaths occurring in the United States in 1992.

Data Types:   administrative records data

Data Collection Notes:

Per agreement with NCHS, ICPSR distributes the data file(s) and text of the technical documentation for this collection as prepared by NCHS.

Methodology

Data Source:

death certificates filed in vital statistics offices of each state and the District of Columbia

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