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Linked NCHS/FIPS Codes, State/County 1982-1987
DSN: CC37.CODES.FIPSCMF.XWALK


DESCRIPTION OF DATA FILE

 Title of Dataset:  Linkage of FIPS and NCHS Compressed Mortality
                    File Geographic Codes
 Description:  Listing of NCHS and corresponding FIPS codes used in
               the NCHS Compressed Mortality File (CMF)
 Data Storage:  Catalogued SAS Disk File on CDC-Atlanta Mainframe
 DSN =  CC36.FIPSCMF.XWALK, SAS DSN = CMFMSS
 Number of Records in Dataset = 3075
RECORD LAYOUT

        FIPS AND NCHS STATE AND COUNTY CODES AND COUNTY NAMES
                 COMPRESSED MORTALITY FILE (1968-87)
                        DSN=CC36.FIPSCMF.XWALK
                            SAS DSN=CMFMSS

 VARIABLE NAMES       DESCRIPTION
 --------------    ------------------------------------
 STNAME            STATE ABBREVIATION (ALPHABETIC)
 STFIPS            FIPS STATE CODE (NUMERIC)
 CNTYFIPS          FIPS COUNTY CODE (NUMERIC)
 STNCHS            NCHS STATE CODE (NUMERIC)
 CNTYNCHS          NCHS COUNTY CODE (NUMERIC)
 CNTYNAME          COUNTY NAME (ALPHABETIC)



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