Multiple Cause of Death, 1993 (ICPSR 6799)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
This data collection presents information about the causes of all deaths occurring in the United States during 1993. Data are provided concerning underlying causes of death, multiple conditions that caused the death, place of death, residence of the deceased (e.g., region, division, state, county), whether an autopsy was performed, and the month and day of the week of the death. In addition, data are supplied on the sex, race, age, marital status, education, usual occupation, and origin or descent of the deceased. Mortality Detail data for 1993 also can be extracted from this file. The Mortality Detail record is in the first 159 positions of the Multiple Cause record. The multiple cause of death fields were coded from the MANUAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL STATISTICAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES, INJURIES, AND CAUSE-OF-DEATH, NINTH REVISION (ICD-9), VOLUMES 1 AND 2.
Series: Multiple Cause of Death Series
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United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics. Multiple Cause of Death, 1993. ICPSR06799-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-11-13. doi:10.3886/ICPSR06799.v1
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06799.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All deaths occurring in the United States in 1993.
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.
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Created variable labels and/or value labels.
- Created online analysis version with question text.
Original ICPSR Release: 1996-10-08
- 2008-11-13 New files were addded. These files included one or more the following: Stata setup, SPSS setup, SAS setup, SAS transport (CPORT), SPSS system, Stata system, SAS supplemental syntax, and Stata supplemental syntax files, and a tab-delimited ASCII data file.
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