Scientific Data DocumentationFetal Death, 2001
Documentation of the Fetal Death Tape File for 2001 Data
DSN: CC36.FETDTH01 ( U.S. Fetal Death Data ) CC36.FETDTH01.PRVIG ( Territorial Fetal Death Data - Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and Guam )US Fetal death data are limited to deaths occurring within the United States to U.S. residents and nonresidents. Fetal deaths occurring to U.S. citizens outside the United States are not included in this data file. Fetal death data for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and Guam are limited to deaths occurring within the respective territories.
Source for this dataset and documentation is
Systems Programming and Statistical Resources Branch
Division of Vital Statistics,
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
CC36 dataset was created on the mainframe on February, 2004 and the documentation is as of February, 2004.
Table of Contents
- List of file Data Elements and Tape Locations
- Machine/File/Data Characteristic
- Record Layout
- Geographic Codes
- List of Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas (PMSA)
- Documentation Tables 1 - 4
- Documentation Tables 5 - 8
- Documentation Tables 9 - 12
- Documentation Table 13
- Documentation Table 14
- Technical Appendex - Fetal Death
- Technical Appendex - Natality
This page last reviewed: Thursday, January 28, 2016
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