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Scientific Data Documentation
Fetal 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.

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This page last reviewed: Thursday, January 28, 2016
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