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Scientific Data Documentation
Detailed Mortality File, 1996

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MORT96
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MORT96 - United States data
MORT96PS - Guam, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands data

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1996 Detail Mortality 
*The Detail file's records encompass the first 159 characters of the Multiple
Cause file's records.  Detail file users need to refer to the Multiple Cause file
documentation item descriptions for tape positions 1-159.   Please note that for
all files, the data year is no longer in positions 1-2.  A four-digit data year 
is now in positions 115-118.  Other items' text descriptions have been updated 
or modified.
VI.  List of Data Elements and Tape Locations
         Data Items                            Tape Locations
1.         General 
           a.   Data year                       115-118
           b.   Record Type                     19
           c.   Resident status                 20
           d.   Month of death                  55-56
           e.   Day of week                     83
           f.   Place of death and decedent's 
                status                          75
     
2.          Occurrence
            a.   State                          21-22,28
            b.   Expanded State                 29-30
            c.   County                         23-25
            d.   County Population size         49
            e.   Region                         26
            f.   Division                       27
            g.   FIPS State                     119-120
            h.   FIPS County                    121-123
     
3.          Residence
            a.   State                          31-32,43
            b.   Expanded State                 44-45
            c.   County                         33-35
            d.   County Population size         50
            e.   City                           36-38
            f.   City Population size           39
            g.   Met/Nonmet county              40
            h.   Region                         41
            i.   Division                       42
            j.   PMSA/MSA                       46-48
            k.   PMSA/MSA Population size       51
            l.   FIPS State                     124-125
            m.   FIPS County                    126-128
            n.   FIPS Place                     97-101
            o.   FIPS PMSA/MSA                  129-132
            p.   FIPS CMSA                      134-135
     1.   The Decedent
          a.   Sex                              59
          b.   Race                             60-63
          c.   Age                              64-74
          d.   Marital status                   77
          e.   State of birth                   78-79
          f.   Hispanic origin                  80-81,82
          g.   Kind of Business or Industry     85-87
          h.   Usual Occupation                 88-90
          i.   Education                        52-53, 54  
                                                  
     2.   Underlying Cause
          a.   ICD-9 code                         142-145
          b.   282 cause recode                   146-150
          c.   72 cause recode                    151-153
          d.   61 cause recode                    154-156
          e.   52 cause recode                    91-93
          f.   34 cause recode                    157-159
          g.   Place of accident                  141
          h.   Injury at work                     136
     3.   Multiple Conditions
          a.   Entity-Axis conditions
               1.   Number of                     160-161
               2.   The conditions                162-301
          
          b.   Record-Axis conditions
               1.   Number of                     338-339
               2.   The conditions                341-440
Record Layout
 Tape         Field
 Location     Size    Item and Code Outline
 1-3            3    Reserved Positions
 4-9            6    Certificate Number
                    These positions are blank.
 10-11          2    Reserved Positions
 12-18          7    Sequence Number
                    These positions are blank
 19             1    Record Type
                     1    ...  RESIDENTS
                          State and County of Occurrence and Residence are the
                          same.
                     2    ...  NONRESIDENTS
                          State and/or County of Occurrence and Residence are
                          different.          
 20             1    Resident Status          
                    United States Occurrence
                      1    ...  RESIDENTS
                                State and County of Occurrence and Residence are 
                                the same.
                      2    ...  INTRASTATE NONRESIDENTS
                                State of Occurrence and Residence are the same, 
                                but County is different.
                      3    ...  INTERSTATE NONRESIDENTS
                                State of Occurrence and Residence are different, 
                                but both are in the U.S.
                      4    ...  FOREIGN RESIDENTS
                                State of Occurrence is one of the 50 States or the 
                                District of Columbia, but Place of Residence is 
                                outside of the U.S.
                    
                    Puerto Rico Occurrence
                       1    ...  RESIDENTS
                                 State and County of Occurrence and Residence are the
                                 same.
                       2    ...  INTRASTATE NONRESIDENTS
                                 State of Occurrence and Residence are the same, but
                                 County is different.
                       4    ...  FOREIGN RESIDENTS
                                 Occurred in Puerto Rico to a resident of any other 
                                 place.
 20             1    Resident Status  - Con.                                        
                    Virgin Islands Occurrence
                         1    ...  RESIDENTS
                                   State and County of Occurrence and Residence are the
                                   same.
                         2    ...  INTRASTATE NONRESIDENTS
                                   State of Occurrence and Residence are the same, but
                                   County is different.
                         4    ...  FOREIGN RESIDENTS
                                   Occurred in  Virgin Islands to a resident of any 
                                   other place.
          
                    Guam Occurrence
                              
                          1    ...  RESIDENTS
                                    Occurred in Guam to a resident of Guam or to a 
                                    resident of the U.S.
                          4    ...  FOREIGN RESIDENTS
                                    Occurred in Guam to a resident of any place other 
                                    than Guam or the U.S.
 21-30          10   PLACE OF OCCURRENCE
                         Refer to the Geographic Code Outline further back in this 
                         document for a detailed list of areas and codes.  Some 
                         Geographic Codes have changed to reflect the results of 
                         the 1990 Census.
 21-22          2    State of Occurrence
                              United States
                                        01        ... Alabama
                                        02        ... Alaska
                                        03        ... Arizona
                                        04        ... Arkansas
                                        05        ... California
                                        06        ... Colorado
                                        07        ... Connecticut
                                        08        ... Delaware
                                        09        ... District of Columbia
                                        10        ... Florida
                                        11        ... Georgia
                                        12        ... Hawaii
                                        13        ... Idaho
                                        14        ... Illinois
                                        15        ... Indiana
 21-22          2    State of Occurrence - Con.
                                        16        ... Iowa
                                        17        ... Kansas
                                        18        ... Kentucky
                                        19        ... Louisiana
                                        20        ... Maine
                                        21        ... Maryland
                                        22        ... Massachusetts
                                        23        ... Michigan
                                        24        ... Minnesota
                                        25        ... Mississippi
                                        26        ... Missouri
                                        27        ... Montana
                                        28        ... Nebraska
                                        29        ... Nevada
                                        30        ... New Hampshire
                                        31        ... New Jersey
                                        32        ... New Mexico
                                        33        ... New York
                                        34        ... North Carolina
                                        35        ... North Dakota
                                        36        ... Ohio
                                        37        ... Oklahoma
                                        38        ... Oregon
                                        39        ... Pennsylvania
                                        40        ... Rhode Island
                                        41        ... South Carolina
                                        42        ... South Dakota
                                        43        ... Tennessee
                                        44        ... Texas
                                        45        ... Utah
                                        46        ... Vermont
                                        47        ... Virginia
                                        48        ... Washington
                                        49        ... West Virginia
                                        50        ... Wisconsin
                                        51        ... Wyoming
                    Puerto Rico
                                        52        ...Puerto Rico
                    Virgin Islands
                                        53        ...Virgin Islands
 21-22          2    State of Occurrence - Con.
          
                    Guam
                                        54        ...Guam
 23-25          3    County of Occurrence     
                    
                      001-nnn   ...  Counties and county equivalents 
                      (independent and coextensive cities) are numbered 
                      alphabetically within each State and identify each 
                      county with a population of 100,000 or more in 
                      1990. (Note: To uniquely identify a county, both 
                      the State and county codes must be used.)  A 
                      complete list of counties is shown in the 
                      Geographic Code Outline further back in this 
                      document.     
                      999      ...  County of less than 100,000 population
 26        1     Region
 27-28     2     Division and State Subcode of Occurrence
                      States are coded within Division.
                      26 is Region.  27 is Division.  28 is State subcode. 
                      000     ...  Not applicable: Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, 
                                   or Guam   occurrence.

                                  1         ...  NORTHEAST
                                       1     ...       New England
                                         1    ...            Maine
                                         2    ...            New Hampshire
                                         3    ...            Vermont
                                         4    ...            Massachusetts
                                         5    ...            Rhode Island
                                         6    ...            Connecticut
                                       2     ...       Middle Atlantic
                                         1    ...            New York
                                         2    ...            New Jersey
                                         3    ...            Pennsylvania
                                  2         ...  MIDWEST
                                       3      ...       East North Central
                                         1    ...            Ohio
                                         2    ...            Indiana
                                         3    ...            Illinois
                                         4    ...            Michigan
                                         5    ...            Wisconsin
 26-28     3         Region 
                     Division and State Subcode of Occurrence - Con.

                                      4       ...       West North Central
                                         1    ...            Minnesota
                                         2    ...            Iowa
                                         3    ...            Missouri
                                         4    ...            North Dakota
                                         5    ...            South Dakota
                                         6    ...            Nebraska 
                                         7    ...            Kansas
                                  3               ...  SOUTH          
                                       5       ...       South Atlantic
                                         1    ...            Delaware
                                         2    ...            Maryland
                                         3    ...            District of Columbia
                                         4    ...            Virginia
                                         5    ...            West Virginia
                                         5    ...            North Carolina
                                         7    ...            South Carolina
                                         8    ...            Georgia
                                         9    ...            Florida
                                       6        ...       East South Central  
                                         1    ...            Kentucky
                                         2    ...            Tennessee
                                         3    ...            Alabama
                                         4    ...            Mississippi
                                       7        ...       West South Central
                                         1    ...            Arkansas
                                         2    ...            Louisiana
                                         3    ...            Oklahoma
                                         4    ...            Texas
                                  4       ...  WEST 
                                       8        ...       Mountain
                                         1    ...            Montana
                                         2    ...            Idaho
                                         3    ...            Wyoming
                                         4    ...            Colorado
                                         5    ...            New Mexico
                                         6    ...            Arizona
                                         7    ...            Utah
                                         8    ...            Nevada
                                       9        ...       Pacific
                                         1    ...            Washington
                                         2    ...            Oregon
                                         3    ...            California
                                         4    ...            Alaska
                                         5    ...            Hawaii
 29-30      2     Expanded State of Occurrence Code
                  This item is designed to separately identify New York City 
                  records from other New York State records.
                             United States
                                        01        ... Alabama
                                        02        ... Alaska
                                        03        ... Arizona
                                        04        ... Arkansas
                                        05        ... California
                                        06        ... Colorado
                                        07        ... Connecticut
                                        08        ... Delaware
                                        09        ... District of Columbia
                                        10        ... Florida
                                        11        ... Georgia
                                        12        ... Hawaii
                                        13        ... Idaho
                                        14        ... Illinois
                                        15        ... Indiana
                                        16        ... Iowa
                                        17        ... Kansas
                                        18        ... Kentucky
                                        19        ... Louisiana
                                        20        ... Maine
                                        21        ... Maryland
                                        22        ... Massachusetts
                                        23        ... Michigan
                                        24        ... Minnesota
                                        25        ... Mississippi
                                        26        ... Missouri
                                        27        ... Montana
                                        28        ... Nebraska
                                        29        ... Nevada
                                        30        ... New Hampshire
                                        31        ... New Jersey
                                        32        ... New Mexico
                                        33        ... New York
                                        34        ... New York City
                                        35        ... North Carolina
                                        36        ... North Dakota
                                        37        ... Ohio
                                        38        ... Oklahoma
                                        39        ... Oregon
                                        40        ... Pennsylvania

 29-30    2       Expanded State of Occurrence - Con.       
                                        41        ... Rhode Island
                                        42        ... South Carolina
                                        43        ... South Dakota
                                        44        ... Tennessee
                                        45        ... Texas
                                        46        ... Utah
                                        47        ... Vermont
                                        48        ... Virginia
                                        49        ... Washington
                                        50        ... West Virginia
                                        51        ... Wisconsin
                                        52        ... Wyoming
               Puerto Rico
                                        53        ... Puerto Rico
               Virgin Islands
                                        54        ...Virgin Islands
               Guam
                                        55        ... Guam
 31-48    18    PLACE OF RESIDENCE
                  Refer to the Geographic Code Outline further back in 
                  this document for a detailed list of areas and codes.
 31-32    2     State of Residence
                              United States Occurrence
                                        01        ... Alabama
                                        02        ... Alaska
                                        03        ... Arizona
                                        04        ... Arkansas
                                        05        ... California
                                        06        ... Colorado
                                        07        ... Connecticut
                                        08        ... Delaware
                                        09        ... District of Columbia
                                        10        ... Florida
                                        11        ... Georgia
                                        12        ... Hawaii
                                        13        ... Idaho
                                        14        ... Illinois
                                        15        ... Indiana
 31-32               2        State of Residence - Con.
                                   16               ... Iowa
                                        17        ... Kansas
                                        18        ... Kentucky
                                        19        ... Louisiana
                                        20        ... Maine
                                        21        ... Maryland
                                        22        ... Massachusetts
                                        23        ... Michigan
                                        24        ... Minnesota
                                        25        ... Mississippi
                                        26        ... Missouri
                                        27        ... Montana
                                        28        ... Nebraska
                                        29        ... Nevada
                                        30        ... New Hampshire
                                        31        ... New Jersey
                                        32        ... New Mexico
                                        33        ... New York
                                        34        ... North Carolina
                                        35        ... North Dakota
                                        36        ... Ohio
                                        37        ... Oklahoma
                                        38        ... Oregon
                                        39        ... Pennsylvania
                                        40        ... Rhode Island
                                        41        ... South Carolina
                                        42        ... South Dakota
                                        43        ... Tennessee
                                        44        ... Texas
                                        45        ... Utah
                                        46        ... Vermont
                                        47        ... Virginia
                                        48        ... Washington
                                        49        ... West Virginia
                                        50        ... Wisconsin
                                        51        ... Wyoming
                                        52-57,59  ... Foreign residents
                                        52        ... Puerto Rico
                                        53        ... Virgin Islands
                                        54        ... Guam
                                        55        ... Canada
                                        56        ... Cuba
                                        57        ... Mexico
                                        59        ... Remainder of the world

 31-32    2        State of Residence - Con.
                    Puerto Rico Occurrence
                           52 ...  Puerto Rico
                     01-51,53-
                        57,59 ...  Foreign residents: Refer to U.S. for   
                                   specific code structure.
                    Virgin Islands Occurrence
                          53   ... Virgin Islands
                    01-52,54- 
                       57,59   ... Foreign residents: Refer to U.S. for   
                                   specific code structure.
                    Guam  Occurrence
                         54   ... Guam
                      01-51   ... U.S. Resident.  Also considered a 
                                  resident of Guam.
                    52-53,55-57,
                         59   ... Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for 
                                  specific code structure 
 33-35     3         County of Residence
                     001-nnn   ...Counties and county equivalents (independent 
                                  and coextensive cities) are numbered 
                                  alphabetically within each State and identify 
                                  each county with a population of 100,000  or 
                                  more in 1990.  (Note: to uniquely identify a
                                  county, both  the State and county codes must 
                                  be used.)  A complete list  of counties is 
                                  shown in the Geographic Code outline further  
                                  back in this document.

                                  zzz    ...Foreign residents
                                  999    ...County of less than 100,000 population
 36-38     3      City of Residence
                     001-nnn   ...Cities are numbered alphabetically within each 
                                  State and identify each city with a population 
                                  of 100,000 or more in 1990. (Note: To uniquely 
                                  identify a city, both the State and city codes 
                                  must be used.  State, county and city codes
                                  may also be used.)  

                                  999    ...balance of county; or city of less than 
                                            100,000 population
                                  ZZZ    ...Foreign residents
 39      1       Population Size of City of Residence
                    Based on the results of the 1990 Census.
                                0         ...Place of 1,000,000 or more
                                1         ...Place of 500,000 to 1,000,000
                                2         ...Place of 250,000 to 500,000
                                3         ...Place of 100,000 to 250,000
                                9         ...All other areas in the U.S.
                                Z         ...Foreign residents
 40        1    Metropolitan - Nonmetropolitan County of Residence
                   NOTE: Guam and the Virgin Islands do not have any 
                         metropolitan areas.
                                  1         ...Metropolitan county
                                  2         ...Nonmetropolitan county
                                  Z         ...Foreign residents
                                 
 41        1    Region
 42-43     2    Division and State Subcode of Residence
                States are codes within Division.  41 is Region.  
                42 is Division.  43 is State subcode.  
                APPLICABLE  TO  U.S.  ONLY.
                                   
                                     1         ...  NORTHEAST
                                       1     ...       New England
                                         1    ...            Maine
                                         2    ...            New Hampshire
                                         3    ...            Vermont
                                         4    ...            Massachusetts
                                         5    ...            Rhode Island
                                         6    ...            Connecticut
                                       2     ...       Middle Atlantic
                                         1    ...            New York
                                         2    ...            New Jersey
                                         3    ...            Pennsylvania
                                      2         ...  MIDWEST
                                        3      ...       East North Central
                                         1    ...            Ohio
                                         2    ...            Indiana
                                         3    ...            Illinois
                                         4    ...            Michigan
                                         5    ...            Wisconsin 
                                       4      ...        West North Central
                                                                                                                        4       ...       West North Central
                                         1    ...            Minnesota
                                         2    ...            Iowa
                                         3    ...            Missouri
                                         4    ...            North Dakota
                                         5    ...            South Dakota
                                         6    ...            Nebraska 
                                         7    ...            Kansas
                                  3               ...  SOUTH          
                                       5       ...       South Atlantic
                                         1    ...            Delaware
                                         2    ...            Maryland
                                         3    ...            District of Columbia
                                         4    ...            Virginia
                                         5    ...            West Virginia
                                         5    ...            North Carolina
                                         7    ...            South Carolina
                                         8    ...            Georgia
                                         9    ...            Florida
                                       6        ...       East South Central  
                                         1    ...            Kentucky
                                         2    ...            Tennessee
                                         3    ...            Alabama
                                         4    ...            Mississippi
                                       7        ...       West South Central
                                         1    ...            Arkansas
                                         2    ...            Louisiana
                                         3    ...            Oklahoma
                                         4    ...            Texas
                                  4       ...  WEST 
                                       8        ...       Mountain
                                         1    ...            Montana
                                         2    ...            Idaho
                                         3    ...            Wyoming
                                         4    ...            Colorado
                                         5    ...            New Mexico
                                         6    ...            Arizona
                                         7    ...            Utah
                                         8    ...            Nevada
                                       9        ...       Pacific
                                         1    ...            Washington
                                         2    ...            Oregon
                                         3    ...            California
                                         4    ...            Alaska
                                         5    ...            Hawaii
 44-45     2     Expanded State of Residence Code
                 This item is designed to separately identify New York City 
                 records from other New York State records.
                      United States Occurrence
                                        01        ... Alabama
                                        02        ... Alaska
                                        03        ... Arizona
                                        04        ... Arkansas
                                        05        ... California
                                        06        ... Colorado
                                        07        ... Connecticut
                                        08        ... Delaware
                                        09        ... District of Columbia
                                        10        ... Florida
                                        11        ... Georgia
                                        12        ... Hawaii
                                        13        ... Idaho
                                        14        ... Illinois
                                        15        ... Indiana
                                        16        ... Iowa
                                        17        ... Kansas
                                        18        ... Kentucky
                                        19        ... Louisiana
                                        20        ... Maine
                                        21        ... Maryland
                                        22        ... Massachusetts
                                        23        ... Michigan
                                        24        ... Minnesota
                                        25        ... Mississippi
                                        26        ... Missouri
                                        27        ... Montana
                                        28        ... Nebraska
                                        29        ... Nevada
                                        30        ... New Hampshire
                                        31        ... New Jersey
                                        32        ... New Mexico
                                        33        ... New York
                                        34        ... New York City
                                        35        ... North Carolina
                                        36        ... North Dakota
                                        37        ... Ohio
                                        38        ... Oklahoma
                                        39        ... Oregon
                                        40        ... Pennsylvania
                                        41        ... Rhode Island
 44-45     2     Expanded State of Residence - Con.
                                        42        ... South Carolina
                                        43        ... South Dakota
                                        44        ... Tennessee
                                        45        ... Texas
                                        46        ... Utah
                                        47        ... Vermont
                                        48        ... Virginia
                                        49        ... Washington
                                        50        ... West Virginia
                                        51        ... Wisconsin
                                        52        ... Wyoming
                                        53        ... Puerto Rico
                                        54        ... Virgin Island
                                        55        ... Guam
                                        56        ... Canada
                                        57        ... Cuba
                                        58        ... Mexico
                                        60        ... Remainder of the world
                Puerto Rico Occurrence
                           53   ... Puerto Rico
                    01-52, 54-
                        58,60   ... Foreign residents: Refer to U.S. for 
                                    specific code structure.
                Virgin Islands Occurrence

                           54   ... Virgin Islands
                     01-53,55-
                        58,60   ... Foreign residents: Refer to U.S. for 
                                    specific code structure               
                 Guam   Occurrence
                           55   ... Guam
                        01-52   ... U.S. resident.  Also considered a 
                                    resident of Guam.
                 53-54, 56-58,
                           60   ... Foreign residents:  Refer to U.S. for 
                                    specific code structure.
 46-48    3     NCHS PMSA/MSA of Residence                                                  
               Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Metropolitan 
               Statistical Areas are those defined by the U.S.  Office of 
               Management and Budget (OMB) as of 1990.  For New England, 
               the New England County Metropolitan Areas (NECMA) are used.
 46-48    3    NCHS PMSA/MSA of Residence -Con.  
               Further back in this document is a list of PMSA's, MSA's, 
               NECMA's, and their component counties.
                                   000   ...  Nonmetropolitan counties
               001-311 ...  Code range
                                   999   ...  Area of less than 100,000   
                                              population
                                   ZZZ   ...  Foreign residents
 49     1      Population Size of County of Occurrence 
               Based on the results of the 1990 Census
                                   0    ... County of 1,000,000 or more
                                   1    ... County of 500,000 to 1,000,000
                                   2    ... County of 250,000 to 500,000
                                   3    ... County of 100,000 to 250,000
                                   9    ... County of less than 100,000
 50    1       Population Size of County of Residence    
               Based on the results of the 1990 Census
                         
                                   0    ... County of 1,000,000 or more
                                   1    ... County of 500,000 to 1,000,000
                                   2    ... County of 250,000 to 500,000
                                   3    ... County of 100,000 to 250,000
                                   9    ... County of less than 100,000
                                   Z    ...  Foreign residents
 51      1      PMSA/MSA Population Size
               
                Based on the results of the 1990 Census
                                    1    ...  Area of 250,000 or more
                                    2    ...  Area of 100,000 to 250,000
                                    9    ...  Area of less than 100,000 or   
                                              nonmetropolitan area
                                    Z    ...  Foreign residents
 52-53    2     Education
                                   00   ...  No formal education
                                01-08   ...  Years of elementary school
                                   09   ...  1 year of high school
                                   10   ...  2 years of high school
                                   11   ...  3 years of high school
                                   12   ...  4 years of high school
 52-53    2     Education  - Con.
          
                                   13   ...  1 year of college
                                   14   ...  2 years of college
                                   15 ...  3 years of college
                                   16   ...  4 years of college
                                   17   ...  5 or more years of college
                                   99   ...  Not stated
 54      1      Education Recode
                                   1    ...  0 - 8 years
                                   2    ...  9 - 11 years
                                   3    ...  12 years
                                   4    ...  13 - 15 years
                                   5    ...  16 years or more
                                   6    ...   Not stated    
 55-56    2     Month of Death
                                   01   ... January
                                   02   ...  February
                                   03   ...  March
                                   04   ...  April
                                   05   ...  May
                                   06   ...  June
                                   07   ...  July
                                   08   ...  August
                                   09   ...  September
                                   10   ...  October
                                   11   ...  November
                                   12   ...  December
 57-58    2      Reserved Positions
 59       1      Sex
                                   1    ...  Male
                                   2    ... Female
 60-63    4     RACE

 60-61    2     Detail Race
               United States Occurrence
                Beginning with 1992 data, some areas started reporting 
                additional Asian or Pacific Islander codes for race.  
                Codes 18 - 68 replace old code 08 for these areas. Code 
                78 replaces old 08 for all other areas.  For consistency 
                with Census races, code 09 (all other races) has been
                imputed.  
                                   01   ...  White
                                   02   ...  Black
                                   03   ...  American Indian 
                                             (includes Aleuts and  Eskimos)
                                   04   ...  Chinese
                                   05   ...  Japanese
                                   06   ...  Hawaiian (includes Part-Hawaiian)
                                   07   ...  Filipino
                                   18        ...  Asian Indian
                                   28   ...  Korean
                                   38   ...  Samoan
                                   48   ...  Vietnamese
                                   58   ...  Guamanian
                                   68   ...  Other Asian or Pacific Islander in 
                                             areas reporting  codes 18-58
                                   78   ...  Combined other Asian or Pacific 
                                             Islander,  includes codes 18-68                      
                                             for areas that do not report them 
                                             separately
                Puerto Rico Occurrence
                                   00   ...  Other races
                                   01   ...  White
                                   02   ...  Black
                Virgin Islands Occurrence
                                   01   ...  White
                                   02   ...  Black
                                   03   ...  American Indian (includes Aleuts 
                                             and Eskimos)
                                   04   ...  Chinese
                                   05   ...  Japanese
                                   06   ...  Hawaiian (includes Part-Hawaiian)
                                   07   ...  Filipino
                                   08   ...  Other Asian or Pacific Islander         
                Guam Occurrence     
                                   01   ...  White
                                   02   ...  Black
                                   03   ...  American Indian (Includes Aleuts 
                                             and Eskimos)
                                   04   ...  Chinese
 60-61    2     Detail Race - Guam Occurrence - Con.
                                   05   ...  Japanese
                                   06   ...  Hawaiian (includes Part-Hawaiian)
                                   07   ...  Filipino
                                   08   ...  Other Asian or Pacific Islander    
                                   58   ...  Guamanian
 62      1      Race Recode 3       
                                   1    ...  White
                                   2    ...  Races other than White or Black
                                   3    ...  Black
 63      1      Race Recode 2
               
                                   1    ...  White
                                   2    ...  All other races
 64-74   11     REPORTED AGE
 64-66   3      Detail Age
               Three positions are used to code detail age.  Location 64 
               identifies age in years, months, days, etc.  Locations 65-66 
               are the number of years, months, days, etc.
                                   0    01-99      ...   Years less than 100
                                   1    00-99      ...   Years 100 or more
                                   2    01-11,99   ...   Months
                                   3    01-03,99   ...   Weeks
                                   4    01-27,99   ...   Days
                                   5    01-23, 99  ...   Hours
                                   6    01-59, 99  ...   Minutes
                                   9    99         ...   Age not stated
 67-68   2      Age Recode 52
                                   01   ...  Under 1 hour (includes not stated 
                                             hours and minutes)
                                   02   ...  1 - 23 hours
                                   03   ...  1 day (includes not stated days)
                                   04   ...  2 days
                                   05   ...  3 days
                                   06   ...  4 days
                                   07   ...  5 days
                                   08   ...  6 days
 67-68   2      Age Recode 52 - Con.
                                   09   ...  7 - 13 days (includes not stated 
                                             weeks)
                                   10   ...  14 - 20 days
                                   11   ...  21 - 27 days
                                   12   ...  1 month (includes not stated months)
                                   13   ...  2 months
                                   14   ...  3 months
                                   15   ...  4 months
                                   16   ...  5 months
                                   17   ...  6 months
                                   18   ...  7 months
                                   19   ...  8 months
                                   20   ...  9 months
                                   21   ...  10 months
                                   22   ...  11 months
                                   23   ...  1 year
                                   24   ...  2 years
                                   25   ...  3 years
                                   26   ...  4 years
                                   27   ...  5 - 9 years
                                   28   ...  10 - 14 years
                                   29   ...  15 - 19 years
                                   30   ...  20 - 24 years
                                   31   ...  25 - 29 years
                                   32   ...  30 - 34 years
                                   33   ...  35 - 39 years
                                   34   ...  40 - 44 years
                                   35   ...  45 - 49 years
                                   36   ...  50 - 54 years
                                   37   ...  55 - 59 years
                                   38   ...  60 - 64 years
                                   39   ...  65 - 69 years
                                   40   ...  70-74 years
                                   41   ...  75-79 years
                                   42   ...  80 - 84 years
                                   43   ...  85 - 89 years
                                   44   ...  90 - 94 years
                                   45   ...  95 - 99 years
                                   46   ...  100 - 104 years
                                   47   ...  105 - 109 years
                                   48   ...  110 - 114 years
                                   49   ...  115 - 119 years
                                   50   ...  120 - 124 years
                                   51   ...  125 years and over
                                   52   ...   Age not stated
 69-70    2     Age Recode 27
                                   01   ...  Under 1 month (includes not stated  
                                             weeks, days, hours, and minutes)
                                   02   ...  1 month - 11 months (includes not 
                                             stated months)
                                   03   ...  1 years
                                   04   ...  2 years
                                   05   ...  3 years
                                   06   ...  4 years
                                   07   ...  5 - 9 years
                                   08   ...  10 - 14 years
                                   09   ...  15 - 19 years
                                   10   ...  20 - 24 years
                                   11   ...  25 - 29 years
                                   12   ...  30 - 34 years
                                   13   ...  35 - 39 years
                                   14   ...  40 - 44 years
                                   15   ...  45 - 49 years
                                   16   ...  50 - 54 years
                                   17   ...  55 - 59 years
                                   18   ...  60 - 64 years
                                   19   ...  65 - 69 years
                                   20   ...  70 - 74 years
                                   21   ...  75 - 79 years
                                   22   ...  80 - 84 years
                                   23   ...  85 - 89 years
                                   24   ...  90 - 94 years
                                   25   ...  95 - 99 years
                                   26   ...  100 years and over
                                   27   ...  Age not stated
 71-72    2     Age Recode 12
                                   01   ...  Under 1 year (includes not 
                                             stated infant ages)
                                   02   ...  1 - 4 years
                                   03   ...  5 - 14 years
                                   04   ...  15 - 24 years
                                   05   ...  25 - 34 years
                                   06   ...  35 - 44 years
                                   07   ...  45 - 54 years
                                   08   ...  55 - 64 years
                                   09   ...  65 - 74 years
                                   10   ...  75 - 84 years
                                   11   ...  85 years and over
                                   12   ...  Age not stated
 73-74    2     Infant Age Recode 22
                                   Blank     ...  Age 1 year and over or not 
                                                  stated
                                        01   ...  Under 1 hour (includes not 
                                                  stated hours and minutes)
                                        02   ...  1 - 23 hours
                                        03   ...  1 day (includes not stated 
                                                  days)
                                        04   ...  2 days
                                        05   ...  3 days
                                        06   ...  4 days
                                        07   ...  5 days
                                        08   ...  6 days
                                        09   ...  7 days (includes not stated 
                                                  weeks)
                                        10   ...  14 - 20 days
                                        11   ...  21 - 27 days
                                        12   ...  1 month (includes not stated 
                                                  months)
                                        13   ...  2 months
                                        14   ...  3 months
                                        15   ...  4 months
                                        16   ...  5 months
                                        17   ...  6 months
                                        18   ...  7 months
                                        19   ...  8 months
                                        20   ...  9 months
                                        21   ...  10 months
                                        22   ...  11 months
 75     1     Place of Death and Decedent's Status
                                     1    ...  Hospital, clinic or Medical Center
                                               - Inpatient
                                     2    ...  Hospital, Clinic or Medical Center
                                               - Outpatient or admitted to Emergency 
                                               Room
                                     3    ...  Hospital, Clinic or Medical Center
                                               - Dead on Arrival
                                     4    ...  Hospital, Clinic or Medical Center
                                               - Patient status unknown
                                     5    ...  Nursing home
                                     6    ...  Residence
                                     7    ...  Other
                                     9    ...  Place of death unknown
 76     1     Reserved Position
 77     1     Marital Status
                                     1    ...  Never married, single
                                     2    ...  Married
                                     3    ...  Widowed
 77     1     Marital Status - Con.
                                     4    ...  Divorced
                                     8    ...  Marital Status not on certificate
                                     9    ...  Marital Status not stated
 78-79  2     State of Birth
                                        01        ... Alabama
                                        02        ... Alaska
                                        03        ... Arizona
                                        04        ... Arkansas
                                        05        ... California
                                        06        ... Colorado
                                        07        ... Connecticut
                                        08        ... Delaware
                                        09        ... District of Columbia
                                        10        ... Florida
                                        11        ... Georgia
                                        12        ... Hawaii
                                        13        ... Idaho
                                        14        ... Illinois
                                        15        ... Indiana
                                        16        ... Iowa
                                        17        ... Kansas
                                        18        ... Kentucky
                                        19        ... Louisiana
                                        20        ... Maine
                                        21        ... Maryland
                                        22        ... Massachusetts
                                        23        ... Michigan
                                        24        ... Minnesota
                                        25        ... Mississippi
                                        26        ... Missouri
                                        27        ... Montana
                                        28        ... Nebraska
                                        29        ... Nevada
                                        30        ... New Hampshire
                                        31        ... New Jersey
                                        32        ... New Mexico
                                        33        ... New York
                                        34        ... North Carolina
                                        35        ... North Dakota
                                        36        ... Ohio
                                        37        ... Oklahoma
                                        38        ... Oregon
                                        39        ... Pennsylvania
                                        40        ... Rhode Island

 78-79               2       State of Birth - Con.
                                        41        ... South Carolina
                                        42        ... South Dakota
                                        43        ... Tennessee
                                        44        ... Texas
                                        45        ... Utah
                                        46        ... Vermont
                                        47      ... Virginia
                                        48        ... Washington
                                        49        ... West Virginia
                                        50        ... Wisconsin
                                        51        ... Wyoming
                                        52        ... Puerto Rico
                                        53        ... Virgin Island
                                        54        ... Guam
                                        55        ... Canada
                                        56        ... Cuba
                                        57        ... Mexico
                                        59        ... Remainder of the world
                                        99        ... State of birth unknown
 80-81    2     Hispanic Origin
                Not all areas report Hispanic Origin.  See Technical Appendix.
                                        00        ...  Non - Hispanic
                                        01        ...  Mexican
                                        02        ...  Puerto Rican
                                        03        ...  Cuban
                                        04        ...  Central or South American
                                        05        ...  Other or unknown Hispanic
                                        99        ...  Unknown
 82      1      Hispanic Origin/Race Recode
                Not all areas report Hispanic Origin.  See Technical Appendix.
                    
                                        1         ...  Mexican
                                        2         ...  Puerto Rican
                                        3         ...  Cuban
                                        4         ...  Central or South American
                                        5         ...  Other or unknown Hispanic
                                        6         ...  Non - Hispanic white
                                        7         ...  Non - Hispanic black
                                        8         ...  Non - Hispanic other races
                                        9         ...  Hispanic origin unknown
 83     1      Day of Week of Death
                                        1         ...  Sunday
                                        2         ...  Monday
                                        3         ...  Tuesday
                                        4         ...  Wednesday
                                        5         ...  Thursday
                                        6         ...  Friday
                                        7         ...  Saturday
                                        9         ...  Unknown
 84     1     Reserved Position
 85-87  3     Kind of Business or Industry
              This item is not reported by all States.  Refer to the Addendum 
              to the Technical Appendix at the back of this publication for 
              a list of reporting States.
              A new coding structure was instituted for the 1993 data year.  
              For a complete list of categories and codes refer to:

              U.S. Bureau of the Census: Classified index of industries and
              occupations.  1990 Census of Population and Housing.  First
              Edition.  Washington. U.S. Government Printing Office, April
              1992.
                                010-960     ...  Code range (not inclusive)
              In addition to the codes shown in the Census publication, the 
              following codes are also applicable:
                                    961     ...  Own home/At home
                                    970     ...  Retired; with no other industry 
                                                 reported
                                    990     ...  Blank, Unknown, NA
 88-90   3     Usual Occupation
               This item is not reported by all States.  Refer to the Addendum 
               to the Technical Appendix at the back of this publication for a 
               list of reporting States.
               A new coding structure was instituted for the 1993 data year. For 
               a complete list of categories and codes refer to the Census Bureau
               publication mentioned above.
                               003-905       ...  Code range (not inclusive)
 88-90   3      Usual Occupation - Con.                           

               In addition to the codes shown in the Census publication, the 
               following codes are also applicable:
                                   913       ...  Retired; with no other occupation 
                                                  reported
                                   914       ...  Housewife/Homemaker
                                   915       ...  Student
                                   916       ...  Volunteer
                                   917       ...  Unemployed, never worked, disabled, 
                                                  child, infant
                                   999       ...  Blank, Unknown, NA
 91-93   3      52 Cause Recode
               A recode of the cause code into 52 groups designed for use in 
               producing tabulations.  Further back in this document is a 
               complete list of recodes and categories.
                              010-560       ...  Code range (not inclusive)
 94-96   3      Reserved Positions
 97-101  5      Place (city) of Residence (FIPS)
               A complete list of cities is shown in the Geographic code 
               outline further back in this document.  Effective with the 
               1994 data year, the FIPS place code has been added to the 
               Mortality record.  It identifies each city of 100,000 
               population or more in 1990.
                                00000      ...  Foreign residents
                          00001-nnnnn      ...  code range
                                99999      ...  Balance of county; or city 
                                                of less than 100,000 population
 102-114  13    Reserved Positions
 115-118  4     Current Data Year                    
                                    1996      ...  1996
 119-132   14   FEDERAL INFORMATION PROCESSING STANDARDS (FIPS)
               GEOGRAPHIC CODES
               Refer to the Geographic Code Outline further back in this document 
               for a detailed list of areas and codes.  For an explanation of 
               FIPS codes, reference should be made to various National Institute 
               of Standards and Technology (NIST) publications.  Some geographic 
               codes have been changed to reflect the results of the 1990 Census.
 119-120   2    State of Occurrence (FIPS)
               United States
                                        01        ... Alabama
                                        02        ... Alaska
                                        04        ... Arizona
                                        05        ... Arkansas
                                        06        ... California
                                        08        ... Colorado
                                        09        ... Connecticut
                                        10        ... Delaware
                                        11        ... District of Columbia
                                        12        ... Florida
                                        13        ... Georgia
                                        15        ... Hawaii
                                        16        ... Idaho
                                        17        ... Illinois
                                        18        ... Indiana
                                        19        ... Iowa
                                        20        ... Kansas
                                        21        ... Kentucky
                                        22        ... Louisiana
                                        23        ... Maine
                                        24        ... Maryland
                                        25        ... Massachusetts
                                        26        ... Michigan
                                        27        ... Minnesota
                                        28        ... Mississippi
                                        29        ... Missouri
                                        30        ... Montana
                                        31        ... Nebraska
                                        32        ... Nevada
                                        33        ... New Hampshire
                                        34        ... New Jersey
                                        35        ... New Mexico
                                        36        ... New York
                                        37        ... North Carolina
                                        38        ... North Dakota
                                        39        ... Ohio
                                        40        ... Oklahoma
                                        41        ... Oregon
                                        42        ... Pennsylvania
                                        44        ... Rhode Island
                                        45        ... South Carolina
                                        46        ... South Dakota
                                        47        ... Tennessee
                                        48        ... Texas
 119-120  2    State of Occurrrence (FIPS) - Con.
                                        49        ... Utah
                                        50        ... Vermont
                                        51        ... Virginia
                                        53        ... Washington
                                        54        ... West Virginia
                                        55        ... Wisconsin
                                        56        ... Wyoming
                  Puerto Rico
                                        72        ...  Puerto Rico
                  Virgin Islands
                                        78        ...  Virgin Islands
                  Guam
                                        66        ...  Guam
 121-123   3    County of Occurrence (FIPS)
               Counties and county equivalents (independent and coextensive 
               cities) are numbered alphabetically within each State and 
               identify each county with a population of 100,000 or more in 
               1990.  (Note: To uniquely identify a county, both the state 
               and county codes must be used.)  A complete list of counties 
               is shown in the Geographic Code Outline further back in this
               document.
                                  001-nnn   ...  Code range
                                  999       ...  County of less than 100,000 
                                                 population
 124-125   2    State of Residence (FIPS)
          
                                        00        ... Foreign residents
                                        01        ... Alabama
                                        02        ... Alaska
                                        04        ... Arizona
                                        05        ... Arkansas
                                        06        ... California
                                        08        ... Colorado
                                        09        ... Connecticut
                                        10        ... Delaware
                                        11        ... District of Columbia
                                        12        ... Florida
                                        13        ... Georgia
                                        15        ... Hawaii
 124-125   2    State of Residence   (FIPS) - Con.
                                        16        ... Idaho
                                        17        ... Illinois
                                        18        ... Indiana
                                        19        ... Iowa
                                        20        ... Kansas
                                        21        ... Kentucky
                                        22        ... Louisiana
                                        23        ... Maine
                                        24        ... Maryland
                                        25        ... Massachusetts
                                        26        ... Michigan
                                        27        ... Minnesota
                                        28        ... Mississippi
                                        29        ... Missouri
                                        30        ... Montana
                                        31        ... Nebraska
                                        32        ... Nevada
                                        33        ... New Hampshire
                                        34        ... New Jersey
                                        35        ... New Mexico
                                        36        ... New York
                                        37        ... North Carolina
                                        38        ... North Dakota
                                        39        ... Ohio
                                        40        ... Oklahoma
                                        41        ... Oregon
                                        42        ... Pennsylvania
                                        44        ... Rhode Island
                                        45        ... South Carolina
                                        46        ... South Dakota
                                        47        ... Tennessee
                                        48        ... Texas
                                        49        ... Utah
                                        50        ... Vermont
                                        51        ... Virginia
                                        53        ... Washington
                                        54        ... West Virginia
                                        55        ... Wisconsin
                                        56        ... Wyoming
                Puerto Rico Occurrence
                                        72        ...  Puerto Rico
                                        00-56,66,
                                        78        ...  Foreign residents: Refer to  
                                                       U.S. for specific code 
                                                       structure.
 124-125   2     State of Residence (FIPS) - Con.
                 Virgin Islands Occurrence
     
                                      78          ...   Virgin Islands
                                      00-56,66,
                                      72          ...   Foreign residents: Refer to 
                                                        U.S. for specific code 
                                                        structure.                                  
                 Guam Occurrence               
                                          66      ...  Guam
                                       01-56      ...  U.S. Resident. Also considered  
                                                       a resident of Guam.
                                    00,72,78      ...  Foreign residents: Refer to U.S.  
                                                       for specific code structure
 126-128   3    County of Residence (FIPS)
               Counties and county equivalents (independent and coextensive cities)
               are numbered alphabetically within each State and identify each county
               with a population of 100,000 or more in 1990.  (Note: To uniquely identify
               a county, both the state and county codes must be used.)  A complete list
               of counties is shown in the Geographic Code Outline further back in this
               document.
               
                                         000       ...  Foreign residents   
                                         001-nnn   ...  Code range
                                         999       ...  County of less than 100,000 
                                                        population
 129-132   4    PMSA/MSA of Residence (FIPS)
               Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Metropolitan Statistical 
               Areas are those defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget 
               (OMB)as of 1990.  For New England, the New England County Metropolitan
               Areas (NECMA) are used.
               Further back in this docuent is a list of PMSA's, MSA's, NECMA's, and
               their component counties.
                                         0000      ...  Nonmetropolitan counties or 
                                                        foreign residents
                                         0040-9360 ...  Code range
                                         9999      ...  Area of less than 100,000 
                                                        population
 133      1    Reserved Position
 134-135  2    CMSA of Residence (FIPS)
              Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Areas are groupings of certain
              Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas and are defined by the U.S. 
              Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as of 1990.
               All Areas
                                      00    ...  Not a CMSA
               United States Occurrence
                                      07    ...  Boston - Worcester-Lawrence, MA-NH-ME-CT, CMSA
                                      14    ...  Chicago - Gary-Kenosha, IL-IN-WI, CMSA
                                      21    ...  Cincinnati - Hamilton, OH-KY-IN, CMSA
                                      28    ...  Cleveland - Akron, OH, CMSA
                                      31    ...  Dallas - Fort Worth, TX, CMSA
                                      34    ...  Denver - Boulder-Greeley, CO, CMSA
                                      35    ...  Detroit - Ann Arbor-Flint, MI, CMSA
                                      42    ...  Houston - Galveston-Brazoria, TX, CMSA
                                      49    ...  Los Angeles -Riverside- Orange County, CA, CMSA
                                      56    ...  Miami - Fort Lauderdale, FL, CMSA
                                      63    ...  Milwaukee - Racine, WI, CMSA
                                      70    ...  New York -Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-  
                                                 CT-PA, CMSA
                                      77    ...  Philadelphia - Wilmington-Atlantic City, PA-NJ-DE-      
                                                 MD. CMSA
                                      79    ...  Portland - Salem , OR-WA, CMSA
                                      82    ...  Sacremento - Yolo, CA, CMSA
                                      84    ...  San Francisco -Oakland-San Jose, CA, CMSA
                                      91    ...  Seattle - Tacoma-Bremerton, WA, CMSA
                                      97    ...  Washington - Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV, CMSA
          
             Puerto Rico Occurrence
                                      87    ...  San Juan -Caguas-Arecibo, PR, CMSA
 136    1     Injury at Work
                                        1     ...  Yes
                                        2     ...  No
                                        9     ...  Unknown
 137    1     Race Imputation Flag
                                    Blank     ...  Race is not imputed
                                        1     ...  Unknown race is imputed
                                        2     ...  All other races, formerly 
                                                   code 09, 
                                                   is imputed
 138    1    Age Substitution Flag
              If reported age is unknown but a valid age is calculated using 
              dates of birth and death, the calculated age is substituted for 
              the unknown reported age.
                                       1      ...  Calculated age is substituted 
                                                   for reported age
 139-140  2   Reserved Positions
 141      1   Place of Accident for Causes E850-E869 and E880-E928
                                   Blank      ...  Causes other than E850-E869 
                                                   and E880-E928    
                                        0     ...  Home
                                        1     ...  Farm
                                        2     ...  Mine and Quarry
                                        3     ...  Industrial Place and Premises
                                        4     ...  Place for Recreation and Sport
                                        5     ...  Street and Highway
                                        6     ...  Public Building
                                        7     ...  Resident Institution
                                        8     ...  Other Specified Places
                                        9     ...  Place of Accident not specified
 142-159  18  UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH
 142-145  4   ICD Code (9th Revision)
               See the International Classification of Diseases, 1975 Revision, 
               Volume 1. For injuries and poisoning, the external cause is coded 
               (E800-E999) rather than the Nature of Injury (800-999).  These 
               positions do not include the letter E for the external cause of 
               injury.  For those causes that do not have a 4th digit, location 
               145 is blank.
 146-150  5   282 Cause Recode
               A recode of the ICD cause code into 282 groups for NCHS publications. 
               Further back in this document is a complete list of recodes and the 
               causes included.
                              00300-35800         ...  Code range (not inclusive)
 151-153   3    72 Cause Recode          
               A recode of the ICD cause code into 72 groups for NCHS publications. 
               Further back in this document is a complete list of recodes and the 
               causes included.               
                                   010-840        ...  Code range (not inclusive)
 154-156   3    61 Infant Cause Recode
               A recode of the ICD cause code into 61 groups for NCHS publications. 
               Further back in this document is a complete list of recodes and the 
               causes included.                                                                                                  010-680          ...  Code range (not inclusive)
 157-159   3    34  Cause Recode
               A recode of the ICD cause code into 34 groups for NCHS publications. 
               Further back in this document is a complete list of records and the 
               causes included.
                                   010-370        ...  Code range (not inclusive)
 160-440   281  MULTIPLE CONDITIONS
 160-161   2    Number of Entity-Axis Conditions
                                     00-20         ...  Code range
 162-301   140  ENTITY - AXIS CONDITIONS
               Space has been provided for maximum of 20 conditions.  Each condition
               takes 7 positions in the record.  Records that do not have 20 
               conditions are blank in the unused area.
                              Position 1: Part/line number on certificate
                                          1         ...  Part I, line 1 (a)
                                          2         ...  Part I, line 2 (b)
                                          3         ...  Part I, line 3 (c)
                                          4         ...  Part I, line 4 (d)
                                          5         ...  Part I, line 5 (e)
                                          6         ...  Part II
                              Position 2: Sequence of condition within part/line
                                          1-7      ...  Code range
                              Position 3 - 6: Condition code
                                          See Table 1 for a complete list of codes
               ENTITY - AXIS CONDITIONS - Con.
                              Position 7: Nature of Injury Flag
                                          1    ...  Indicates that the code in 
                                                    positions 3-6 is a Nature of 
                                                    Injury code
                                          0    ...  All other codes
 162-168   7         1st Condition
 169-175   7         2nd Condition
 176-182   7         3rd Condition
 183-189   7         4th Condition
 190-196   7         5th Condition
 197-203   7         6th Condition
 204-210   7         7th Condition
 211-217   7         8th Condition
 218-224   7         9th Condition       
 225-231   7         10th Condition
 232-238   7         11th Condition      
 239-245   7         12th Condition
 246-252   7         13th Condition
 253-259   7         14th Condition
 260-266   7         15th Condition
 267-273   7         16th Condition
 274-280   7         17th Condition
 281-287   7         18th Condition
 288-294   7         19th Condition
 295-301   7         20th Condition
 302-337          36 Reserved Positions
 338-339   2    Number of Record-Axis Conditions
                                00-20        ... Code range
 340       1    Reserved Position
 341-440        100  RECORD  - AXIS CONDITIONS
                    Space has been provided for a maximum of 20 conditions.  
                    Each condition takes 5 positions in the record.  Records 
                    that do not have 20 conditions are blank in the unused area.
                                  Positions 1 - 4: Condition Code
                                     See Table 1 for a complete list of codes
                                  Position 5: Nature of Injury Flag
                                           1    ...  Indicates that the code 
                                                     in positions 1-4 is a Nature 
                                                     of Injury code
                                           0    ...  All other codes
 341-345   5         1st Condition  
 346-350   5         2nd Condition
 351-355   5         3rd Condition
 356-360   5         4th Condition
 361-365   5         5th Condition
 366-370   5         6th Condition
 371-375   5         7th Condition
 376-380   5         8th Condition
 381-385   5         9th Condition
 386-390   5         10th Condition
 391-395   5         11th Condition
 396-400   5         12th Condition
                 RECORD  - AXIS CONDITIONS - Con.
 401-405   5         13th Condition
 406-410   5         14th Condition
411-415   5         15th Condition
 416-420   5         16th Condition
 421-425   5         17th Condition
 426-430   5         18th Condition
 431-435   5         19th Condition
 436-440   5         20th Condition




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