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Scientific Data Documentation
   Detail Mortality, 1998

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This compressed file contains 2 files in simple text fixed format:
MORT98 - United States data
MORT98PS - Guam, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands data


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. 

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