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Scientific Data Documentation
Multiple Cause Mortality 2001

Multiple Cause of Mortality, 2001

Documentation of the Mortality Tape File for 2001 Data

DSN: CC36.MCMORT01
     CC36.MCMORT01.PS

These are multiple cause-of-death public-use data files for the year 2001 and are released for each data year. Each file contains a data record for all deaths processed by National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Each data record contains underlying cause, multiple cause, and demographic data for a death. The first file contains the data for the entire country excluding the territories and the second file contains data for all the territories.

Source for this dataset and documentation is

Systems Programming and Statistical Resources Branch
Division of Vital Statistics,
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
301-458-4535

CC36 dataset was created on the mainframe on October 16, 2003 and the documentation is as of November 14, 2003.

*Note: As of November 14, 2003, only partial documentation is available. As soon as National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) provides the remaining sections of the documentation, it will be updated.



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This page last reviewed: Thursday, January 28, 2016
This information is provided as technical reference material. Please contact us at cwus@cdc.gov to request a simple text version of this document.
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