Scientific Data DocumentationDetail Mortality, 1999
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MORT99 - United States data MORT99PS - 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. Effective with 1999 data, cause of death information is classified according to the tenth revision of The International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10).