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Scientific Data Documentation
Multiple Cause Mortality 2002 Record Layout
VI

VI.        List of File Data Elements and Tape Locations

Data Items                                                                     Tape Locations

 

1.         General

a.                   Record Type                                                            19

b.                   Resident status                                                        20           

c.                   Place of death and decedent's status                         75

d.                   Day of week of death                                                 83

e.                   Date of data receipt                                                  110-114

f.                    Data year                                                                 115-118

g.                   Manner of death                                                       139

h.                   Activity code                                                            140

i.                    Place of injury                                                           141

 

2.          Occurrence

a.                   Reporting Area                                                          3

b.                   State                                                                        21-22, 28

c.                   Expanded State                                                         29-30

d.                   County                                                                      23-25

e.                   County Population size                                               49

f.                    Region                                                                       26

g.                   Division                                                                      27

h.                   FIPS State                                                                 119-120

i.                    FIPS County                                                               121-123

 

3.          Residence

a.                   State                                                                         31-32, 43

b.                   Expanded State                                                          44-45

c.                   County                                                                       33-35

d.                   County Population size                                                50

e.                   City                                                                            36-38

f.                    City Population size                                                     39

g.                   Metro / Non-metro county                                             40

h.                   Region                                                                        41

i.                    Division                                                                       42

j.                    PMSA/MSA                                                                46-48

k.                   PMSA/MSA Population size                                         51

l.                     FIPS State                                                                 124-125

m.                  FIPS County                                                               126-128

n.                   FIPS Place                                                                  97-101

o.                   FIPS PMSA/MSA                                                        129-132

p.                   FIPS CMSA                                                                134-135            

 

4.          The Decedent

a.                   Month of Death                                                              55-56

b.                   Sex                                                                              59

c.                   Race                                                                            60-63

d.                   Age                                                                              64-74

e.                   Marital status                                                                77

f.                    State of birth                                                                 78-79

g.                   Hispanic origin                                                              80-81, 82

            h.              Education                                                                     52-53, 54

 

 

5.          Underlying Cause

a.                    ICD-10 code                                                                  142-145

b.                    358 causes recode                                                        146-148

c.                    113 causes recode                                                        151-153

d.                    130 causes recode                                                        154-156

e.                    39 causes recode                                                          157-158

f.                     Place of injury                                                                141

g.                    Injury at work                                                                 136

 

 

6.          Multiple Conditions

 

a.         Entity-Axis conditions

   1.                    Number of                                                       160-161

   2.                    The conditions                                                 162-301

 

h.            Record-Axis conditions

   1.                    Number of                                                        338-339

   2.                    The conditions                                                  341-440

 


 

 

Column            Width            Record Type

 

1-3                           3              Reserved Positions

            These positions are blank.

 

4-9                           6              Certificate Number

            These positions are blank.

 

10-11                       2              Reserved Positions

 

12-18                       7              Sequence Number

            These positions are blank.

 

19                            1              Record Type

1          ...         RESIDENTS

State and County of Occurrence and Residence are the same.

2          ...         NONRESIDENTS

State and/or County of Occurrence and Residence are different.

 

20                            1              Resident Status

 

United States Occurrence

 

1              ...     RESIDENTS

                                                                        State and County of Occurrence and Residence are the same.

2              ...     INTRASTATE NONRESIDENTS

State of Occurrence and Residence are the same,

but County is different.

3              ...     INTERSTATE NONRESIDENTS

State of Occurrence and Residence are different,

but both are in the U.S.

4              ...     FOREIGN RESIDENTS

State of Occurrence is one of the 50 States or the District of Columbia, but Place of Residence is outside of the U.S.

 

Puerto Rico Occurrence

 

1              ...     RESIDENTS

Territory and County-equivalent of Occurrence and

Residence are the same.

2              ...     INTRASTATE NONRESIDENTS

Territory of Occurrence and Residence are the same, but

County-equivalent is different.

                                                3               ...    INTERTERRITORY NONRESIDENTS

                                                                        Territory of occurrence and residence are different,

but both are a Territory.

4              ...      FOREIGN RESIDENTS

                                                                      Occurred in Puerto Rico to a resident of any other place.

 

  

Column            Width            Record Type

 

20                            1              Resident Status - Con.

 

Virgin Islands Occurrence

1              ...     RESIDENTS

Territory and County-equivalent of Occurrence and

Residence are the same.

2              ...     INTRASTATE NONRESIDENTS

Territory of Occurrence and Residence are the same, but County-equivalent is different.

                                                3              ...     INTERTERRITORY NONRESIDENTS

                                                                        Territory of occurrence and  residence are different,

but both are a Territory.

4             ...      FOREIGN RESIDENTS

Occurred in Virgin Islands to a resident of any other place.

 

Guam Occurrence

1              ...     RESIDENTS

Occurred in Guam to a resident of Guam

or to a resident of the U.S.

                                                3              ...     INTERTERRITORY NONRESIDENTS

                                                                        Territory of occurrence and residence are different,

but both are a Territory.

4              ...     FOREIGN RESIDENTS

Occurred in Guam to a resident of any place other than Guam or the U.S.

 

 

American Samoa Occurrence

1              ...     RESIDENTS

Territory and County-equivalent of Occurrence and Residence are the same.

2              ...     INTRASTATE NONRESIDENTS

Territory of Occurrence and Residence are the same, but County-equivalent is different.

                                                3              ...     INTERTERRITORY NONRESIDENTS

                                                                        Territory of occurrence and residence are different,

but both are a Territory.

4              ...     FOREIGN RESIDENTS

Occurred in American Samoa to a resident of any other place.

 

 

                                       Northern Marianas Occurrence

                                                1            ...       RESIDENTS

                                                                        Territory and County-equivalent of Occurrence and 

Residence are the same.

                                                2            ...       INTRASTATE NONRESIDENTS

                                                                        Territory of Occurrence and Residence are the same, but

                                                                        County-equivalent is different.

                                                3            ...       INTERTERRITORY NONRESIDENTS

                                                                        Territory of occurrence and residence are different,

but both are a Territory.

4            ...       FOREIGN RESIDENTS

                                                                        Occurred in Northern Marianas to a resident of any other  place.

 

 

21-30                       10            PLACE OF OCCURRENCE

 

Refer to the Geographic Code Outline further back in this document for a detailed list of areas and codes.  Some Geographic Codes have changed to reflect the results of the 1990 Census.

 

21-22                       2              State of Occurrence

 

United States

 

01                     ... Alabama

02                     ... Alaska

03                     ... Arizona

04                     ... Arkansas

05                     ... California

06                     ... Colorado

07                     ... Connecticut

08                     ... Delaware

09                     ... District of Columbia

10                     ... Florida

11                     ... Georgia

12                     ... Hawaii

13                     ... Idaho

14                     ... Illinois

15                     ... Indiana

                                    16                     ... Iowa

17                     ... Kansas

18                     ... Kentucky

19                     ... Louisiana

20                     ... Maine

21                     ... Maryland

22                     ... Massachusetts

23                     ... Michigan

24                     ... Minnesota

25                     ... Mississippi

26                     ... Missouri

27                     ... Montana

28                     ... Nebraska

29                     ... Nevada

30                     ... New Hampshire

31                     ... New Jersey

32                     ... New Mexico

33                     ... New York

 

Column            Width            Record Type

 

21-22                2          State of Occurrence - Con.

 

34                     ... North Carolina

35                     ... North Dakota

36                     ... Ohio

37                     ... Oklahoma

38                     ... Oregon

39                     ... Pennsylvania

40                     ... Rhode Island

41                     ... South Carolina

42                     ... South Dakota

43                     ... Tennessee

44                     ... Texas

45                     ... Utah

46                     ... Vermont

47                     ... Virginia

48                     ... Washington

49                     ... West Virginia

50                     ... Wisconsin

51                     ... Wyoming

 

Puerto Rico

 

52                     ...Puerto Rico

 

Virgin Islands

 

53                     ...Virgin Islands

 

Guam

 

54                     ...Guam

 

American Samoa

 

61                     ...American Samoa

 

Northern Marianas

 

62                     ...Northern Marianas

 

 

 

Column    Width          Record Type

 

23-25                3          County of Occurrence    

 

001-nnn ...         Counties and county equivalents (independent and

                                    coextensive cities) are numbered alphabetically within

                                    each State.  (Note: To uniquely identify a county, both

                                    the State and county codes must be used.)  A complete

                                    list of counties is shown in the Geographic Code Outline

                                    further back in this document.    

 

26                     1          Region

 

27-28                2          Division and State Subcode of Occurrence

 

States are coded within Division.

26 is Region.  27 is Division.  28 is State subcode.

 

             000                  ...         Not applicable: Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, or American Samoa occurrence.

1                      ...         NORTHEAST

   1                   ...                     New England

1          ...                                 Maine

2          ...                                 New Hampshire

3          ...                                 Vermont

4          ...                                 Massachusetts

5          ...                                 Rhode Island

6          ...                                 Connecticut

   2                   ...                     Middle Atlantic

1          ...                                 New York

2          ...                                 New Jersey

3          ...                                 Pennsylvania

2                      ...         MIDWEST

                                       3                   ...                     East North Central

1          ...                                 Ohio

2          ...                                 Indiana

3          ...                                 Illinois

4          ...                                 Michigan

5          ...                                 Wisconsin

                                        4                  ...                     West North Central

1          ...                                 Minnesota

2          ...                                 Iowa

3          ...                                 Missouri

4          ...                                 North Dakota

5          ...                                 South Dakota

6          ...                                 Nebraska

7          ...                                 Kansas

  3                    ...         SOUTH            

     5                 ...                     South Atlantic

1          ...                                 Delaware

2          ...                                 Maryland

3          ...                                 District of Columbia

4          ...                                 Virginia

5          ...                                 West Virginia

6          ...                                 North Carolina

7          ...                                 South Carolina

8          ...                                 Georgia

9          ...                                 Florida

 

Column    Width          Record Type

  

26                     1          Region

 

27-28                2          Division and State Subcode of Occurrence - Con.

 

States are coded within Division.

26 is Region.  27 is Division.  28 is State subcode.

 

                                          6                ...                     East South Central        

1          ...                                 Kentucky

2          ...                                 Tennessee

3          ...                                 Alabama

4          ...                                 Mississippi

      7                ...                     West South Central

1          ...                                 Arkansas

2          ...                                 Louisiana

3          ...                                 Oklahoma

4          ...                                 Texas

  4                    ...         WEST  

      8                ...                     Mountain

1          ...                                 Montana

2          ...                                 Idaho

3          ...                                 Wyoming

4          ...                                 Colorado

5          ...                                 New Mexico

6          ...                                 Arizona

7          ...                                 Utah

8          ...                                 Nevada

      9                ...                     Pacific

1          ...                                 Washington

2          ...                                 Oregon

3          ...                                 California

4          ...                                 Alaska

5          ...                                 Hawaii

 

 

Column    Width          Record Type

 

29-30                2          Expanded State of Occurrence Code

 

This item is designed to separately identify New York City records from other New York State records.

 

United States

 

01                     ... Alabama

02                     ... Alaska

03                     ... Arizona

04                     ... Arkansas

05                     ... California

06                     ... Colorado

07                     ... Connecticut

08                     ... Delaware

09                     ... District of Columbia

10                     ... Florida

11                     ... Georgia

 

Column    Width       Record Type

 

29-30               2       Expanded State of Occurrence - Con.                     

  

12                     ... Hawaii

13                     ... Idaho

14                     ... Illinois

15                     ... Indiana

16                     ... Iowa

17                     ... Kansas

18                     ... Kentucky

19                     ... Louisiana

20                     ... Maine

21                     ... Maryland

22                     ... Massachusetts

23                     ... Michigan

24                     ... Minnesota

25                     ... Mississippi

26                     ... Missouri

27                     ... Montana

28                     ... Nebraska

29                     ... Nevada

30                     ... New Hampshire

31                     ... New Jersey

32                     ... New Mexico

33                     ... New York

34                     ... New York City

35                     ... North Carolina

36                     ... North Dakota

37                     ... Ohio

38                     ... Oklahoma

39                     ... Oregon

40                     ... Pennsylvania

                                    41                     ... Rhode Island

42                     ... South Carolina

43                     ... South Dakota

44                     ... Tennessee

45                     ... Texas

46                     ... Utah

47                     ... Vermont

48                     ... Virginia

49                     ... Washington

50                     ... West Virginia

51                     ... Wisconsin

52                     ... Wyoming

 

Column    Width       Record Type

 

29-30               2       Expanded State of Occurrence - Con.                     

 

Puerto Rico

53                     ... Puerto Rico

 

Virgin Islands

54                     ...Virgin Islands

 

Guam

55                     ... Guam

 

American Samoa

62                     ...American Samoa

 

Northern Marianas

63                     ...Northern Marianas

 

Column    Width      Record Type

 

31-48                18         PLACE OF RESIDENCE

 

Refer to the Geographic Code Outline further back in this document for a detailed list of areas and codes.

 

31-32                2          State of Residence

 

United States Occurrence

 

01                     ... Alabama

02                     ... Alaska

03                     ... Arizona

04                     ... Arkansas

05                     ... California

06                     ... Colorado

07                     ... Connecticut

08                     ... Delaware

09                     ... District of Columbia

10                     ... Florida

11                     ... Georgia

12                     ... Hawaii

13                     ... Idaho

14                     ... Illinois

15                     ... Indiana

16                     ... Iowa

17                     ... Kansas

18                     ... Kentucky

19                     ... Louisiana

20                     ... Maine

21                     ... Maryland

22                     ... Massachusetts

23                     ... Michigan

24                     ... Minnesota

25                     ... Mississippi

26                     ... Missouri

27                     ... Montana

28                     ... Nebraska

29                     ... Nevada

 

 

31-32               2        State of Residence - Con.

         U.S. Occurrence

 

30                     ... New Hampshire

31                     ... New Jersey

32                     ... New Mexico

33                     ... New York

34                     ... North Carolina

35                     ... North Dakota

36                     ... Ohio

37                     ... Oklahoma

38                     ... Oregon

39                     ... Pennsylvania

40                     ... Rhode Island

41                     ... South Carolina

42                     ... South Dakota

43                     ... Tennessee

44                     ... Texas

45                     ... Utah

46                     ... Vermont

47                     ... Virginia

48                     ... Washington

49                     ... West Virginia

50                     ... Wisconsin

51                     ... Wyoming

52-57, 59, 61     ... Foreign residents

52                                ... Puerto Rico

53                                ... Virgin Islands

54                                ... Guam

55                                ... Canada

56                                ... Cuba

57                                ... Mexico

59                                ... Remainder of the world

61                                ... American Samoa

62                                ... Northern Marianas      

 

Puerto Rico Occurrence

 

52                     ... Puerto Rico

 

01-51, 53-57,

59, 61               ... Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for   specific code structure.

 

Virgin Islands Occurrence

 

53                     ... Virgin Islands

01-52, 54-57,

59, 61               ... Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for  specific code structure.

 

Column    Width       Record Type

 

31-32               2        State of Residence - Con.

         U.S. Occurrence

 

Guam  Occurrence

 

54                     ... Guam

01-51                ... U.S. resident.  Also considered a resident of Guam.

52-53, 55-57,

59, 61               ... Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for specific code structure.

 

American Samoa Occurrence

 

61                     ... American Samoa

01-57, 59           ... Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for specific code structure.

 

                        Northern Marianas Occurrence

 

62                     ... Northern Marianas

01-57, 59, 61     ... Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for specific code structure.

 

 

33-35                3          County of Residence

 

001-nnn ...         Counties and county equivalents (independent and coextensive cities)

                        are numbered alphabetically within  each State.

                        (Note: to uniquely identify a county, both the State and county codes must be used.) 

                        A complete list of counties is shown in the Geographic Code outline further back in this document.

zzz                   ...             Foreign residents

 

 

36-38                3          City of Residence

 

001-nnn ...         Cities are numbered alphabetically within each State

and identify each city with a population of 10,000 or more in 1990. 

(Note: To uniquely identify a city, both the State and city codes must be used. 

State, county and city codes may also be used.) 

999                   ...              balance of county

ZZZ                   ...              Foreign residents

 

    

39                     1          Population Size of City of Residence

 

Based on the results of the 1990 Census.

 

0                      ...Place of 1,000,000 or more

1                      ...Place of  500,000 to 1,000,000

2                      ...Place of  250,000 to  500,000

3                      ...Place of  100,000 to  250,000

9                      ...All other areas in the U.S.

Z                      ...Foreign residents

 

 

40                     1          Metropolitan - Nonmetropolitan County of Residence

 

NOTE:  American Samoa, Guam and the Virgin Islands do not have any metropolitan areas.

 

1                      ...Metropolitan county

2                      ...Nonmetropolitan county

Z                      ...Foreign residents

 

 

41                     1          Region

42-43                2          Division and State Subcode of Residence

 

States are codes within Division.  41 is Region.  42 is Division.  43 is State subcode

APPLICABLE  TO  U.S.  ONLY.

 

000                               ...         Foreign residents

1                                  ...         NORTHEAST

            1                      ...                     New England

                1                  ...                                 Maine

                2                  ...                                 New Hampshire

                3                  ...                                 Vermont

 

                4                  ...                                 Massachusetts

                5                  ...                                 Rhode Island

                6                  ...                                 Connecticut

            2                      ...                     Middle Atlantic

    1                  ...                                 New York

                2                  ...                                 New Jersey

                3                  ...                                 Pennsylvania

2                                  ...         MIDWEST

                                                3                      ...                     East North Central

                1                  ...                                 Ohio

    2                  ...                                 Indiana

                3                  ...                                 Illinois

                4                  ...                                 Michigan

                5                  ...                                 Wisconsin

 

 

Column    Width       Record Type

 

41-43               3        Region

                                  Division and State of Residence - Con.

 

                        4                      ...                     West North Central

                1                  ...                                 Minnesota

                2                  ...                                 Iowa

                3                  ...                                 Missouri

                4                  ...                                 North Dakota

                5                  ...                                 South Dakota

                6                  ...                                 Nebraska

                7                  ...                                 Kansas

3                                  ...         SOUTH            

5                      ...                     South Atlantic

                1                  ...                                 Delaware

                2                  ...                                 Maryland

                3                  ...                                 District of Columbia

                4                  ...                                 Virginia

                5                  ...                                 West Virginia

                6                  ...                                 North Carolina

                7                  ...                                 South Carolina

                8                  ...                                 Georgia

    9                  ...                                 Florida

6                      ...                     East South Central        

    1                  ...                                 Kentucky

                2                  ...                                 Tennessee

                3                  ...                                 Alabama

                4                  ...                                 Mississippi

            7                      ...                     West South Central

                1                  ...                                 Arkansas

                2                  ...                                 Louisiana

                3                  ...                                 Oklahoma

                4                  ...                                 Texas

            4                                  ...         WEST  

8                      ...                     Mountain

                1                 ...                                 Montana

                2                  ...                                 Idaho

                3                  ...                                 Wyoming

                4                  ...                                 Colorado

                5                  ...                                 New Mexico

                6                  ...                                 Arizona

                7                  ...                                 Utah

                8                  ...                                 Nevada

            9                      ...                     Pacific

                1                  ...                                 Washington

                2                  ...                                 Oregon

                3                  ...                                 California

                4                  ...                                 Alaska

                5                  ...                                 Hawaii

 

 

 

44-45                2          Expanded State of Residence Code

 

This item is designed to separately identify New York City records from other New York State records.

 

United States Occurrence

 

01                     ... Alabama

02                     ... Alaska

03                     ... Arizona

04                     ... Arkansas

05                     ... California

06                     ... Colorado

07                     ... Connecticut

08                     ... Delaware

09                     ... District of Columbia

10                     ... Florida

11                     ... Georgia

12                     ... Hawaii

13                     ... Idaho

14                     ... Illinois

15                     ... Indiana

16                     ... Iowa

17                     ... Kansas

18                     ... Kentucky

19                     ... Louisiana

20                     ... Maine

21                     ... Maryland

22                     ... Massachusetts

23                     ... Michigan

24                     ... Minnesota

25                     ... Mississippi

26                     ... Missouri

27                     ... Montana

28                     ... Nebraska

29                     ... Nevada

30                     ... New Hampshire

31                     ... New Jersey

32                     ... New Mexico

33                     ... New York

34                     ... New York City

35                     ... North Carolina

36                     ... North Dakota

37                     ... Ohio

38                     ... Oklahoma

39                     ... Oregon

40                     ... Pennsylvania

41                     ... Rhode Island

42                     ... South Carolina

 

Column      Width        Record Type

 

44-45                2          Expanded State of Residence Code - Con.

 

43                     ... South Dakota

44                     ... Tennessee

45                     ... Texas

46                     ... Utah

47                     ... Vermont

48                     ... Virginia

49                     ... Washington

50                     ... West Virginia

51                     ... Wisconsin

52                     ... Wyoming

53-58, 60, 62     ... Foreign Residents

53                               ... Puerto Rico

54                               ... Virgin Island

55                               ... Guam

56                               ... Canada

57                               ... Cuba

58                               ... Mexico

60                               ... Remainder of the world

62                               ... American Samoa

 

Puerto Rico Occurrence

 

53              ... Puerto Rico

01-52, 54-

58,60,62    ... Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for specific code structure.

 

 

Virgin Islands Occurrence

 

54              ... Virgin Islands

01-53,55-

58,60,62    ... Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for specific code structure.

 

Guam   Occurrence

 

55              ... Guam

01-52         ... U.S. resident.  Also considered a resident of Guam.

53-54, 56-58,

60,62         ... Foreign residents:  refer  to U.S. for specific code structure.

 

American Samoa Occurrence

 

62             ... American Samoa

01-58,

60             ... Foreign residents:   refer to U.S. for specific code structure.

 

Column    Width       Record Type

 

44-45               2       Expanded State of Residence - Con.

 

            Northern Marianas Occurrence

 

63            ... Northern Marianas

01-58,  

60,62       ... Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for specific code structure.

 

 

46-48                3          NCHS PMSA/MSA of Residence

 

            Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Metropolitan Statistical Areas are those defined by the U.S.  Office of Management and Budget (OMB), as of 1990.  For New England, the New England County Metropolitan Areas (NECMA), are used.

 

Further back in this document is a list of PMSA=s, MSA=s, NECMA=s, and their component counties.

 

000       ...  Non-metropolitan counties

001-311 ...  Code range

                                    999       ...  Area of less than 100,000 population

ZZZ       ...  Foreign residents

 

49                     1          Population Size of County of Occurrence

 

Based on the results of the 1990 Census

 

0          ... County of 1,000,000 or more

1          ... County of    500,000 to 1,000,000

2          ... County of    250,000 to    500,000

3          ... County of    100,000 to   250,000

9          ... County of less than 100,000

 

 

50                     1          Population Size of County of Residence   

 

Based on the results of the 1990 Census

 

0          ... County of 1,000,000 or more

1          ... County of    500,000 to 1,000,000

2          ... County of    250,000 to    500,000

3          ... County of    100,000 to   250,000

9          ... Count of less than 100,000

Z          ...  Foreign residents

 

 

 

51                     1          PMSA/MSA Population Size

 

Based on the results of the 1990 Census

 

1                      ...  Area of 250,000 or more

2                      ...  Area of 100,000 to 250,000

9                      ...  Area of less than 100,000 or non-metropolitan area

                                    Z                      ...  Foreign residents

 

52-53                2          Education

 

00         ...  No formal education

01-08    ...  Years of elementary school

09         ...  1 year of high school

10         ...  2 years of high school

11         ...  3 years of high school

12         ...  4 years of high school

                                    13         ...  1 year of college

14         ...  2 years of college

                                    15         ...  3 years of college

                                    16         ...  4 years of college

17         ...  5 or more years of college

99         ...  Not stated

 

54                     1          Education Recode

 

1          ...  0 - 8 years

2          ...  9 - 11 years

3          ...  12 years

4          ...  13 - 15 years

5          ...  16 years or more

6          ...   Not stated  

 

 

55-56                2          Month of Death

 

01         ... January

02         ...  February

03         ...  March

04         ...  April

05         ...  May

06         ...  June

07         ...  July

08         ...  August

09         ...  September

10         ...  October

11         ...  November

12         ...  December

 

 

57-58                2          Reserved Positions

 

59                     1          Sex

 

1          ...  Male

2          ...  Female

 

60-63                4          RACE

 

60-61                2          Detail Race

 

United States Occurrence

 

                                    Beginning with 1992 data, some areas started reporting additional Asian or Pacific Islander codes for race.  Codes 18 - 68 replace old code 08 for these areas.  Code 78 replaces old 08 for all other areas.    For consistency with Census races, code 09 (all other races) has been imputed. 

 

01         ...  White

02         ...  Black

03         ...  American Indian (includes Aleuts and Eskimos)

04         ...  Chinese

05         ...  Japanese

06         ...  Hawaiian (includes Part-Hawaiian)

07         ...  Filipino

18         ...  Asian Indian

28         ...  Korean

38         ...  Samoan

48         ...  Vietnamese

58         ...  Guamanian

68         ...  Other Asian or Pacific Islander in areas reporting codes 18-58

78         ...  Combined other Asian or Pacific Islander, includes codes 18-68

                  for areas that do not report them separately

 

Puerto Rico Occurrence

 

00         ...  Other races

01         ...  White

02         ...  Black

 

Virgin Islands Occurrence

 

01         ...  White

02         ...  Black

03         ...  American Indian (includes Aleuts and Eskimos)

04         ...  Chinese

05         ...  Japanese

06         ...  Hawaiian (includes Part-Hawaiian)

07         ...  Filipino

08         ...  Other Asian or Pacific Islander          

 

Column    Width       Record Type

 

60-61                    2       Detail Race  - Con.

 

Guam Occurrence

 

01         ...  White

02         ...  Black

03         ...  American Indian (Includes Aleuts and Eskimos)

04         ...  Chinese

                                    05         ...  Japanese

06         ...  Hawaiian (includes Part-Hawaiian)

                                    07         ...  Filipino

08         ...  Other Asian or Pacific Islander          

58         ...  Guamanian

 

American Samoa Occurrence

 

01         ...  White

02         ...  Black

03         ...  American Indian (includes Aleuts and Eskimos)

04         ...  Chinese

05         ...  Japanese

06         ...  Hawaiian (includes Part-Hawaiian)

07         ...  Filipino

08         ...  Other Asian or Pacific Islander          

 

Northern Marianas Occurrence

 

01         ...  White

02         ...  Black

03         ...  American Indian (includes Aleuts and Eskimos)

04         ...  Chinese

05         ...  Japanese

06         ...  Hawaiian (includes Part-Hawaiian)

07         ...  Filipino

18         ...  Asian Indian

28         ...  Korean

38         ...  Samoan

48         ...  Vietnamese

58         ...  Guamanian

68         ...  Other Asian or Pacific Islander in areas reporting codes 18-58

78         ...  Combined other Asian or Pacific Islander, includes 18-68

     for areas that do not report them separately

 

62                     1          Race Recode 3             

 

1          ...  White

2          ...  Races other than White or Black

3          ...  Black

 

 

63                     1          Race Recode 2

 

1          ...  White

2          ...  All other races

 

64-74                11         REPORTED AGE

 

64-66                  3        Detail Age

 

Three positions are used to code detail age.  Location 64 identifies age in years, months, days, etc.  Locations 65-66 are the number of years, months, days, etc.

 

0          01-99          ...   Years less than 100

1          00-99          ...   Years 100 or more

2          01-11, 99     ...   Months

3          01-03, 99     ...   Weeks

4          01-27, 99     ...   Days

5          01-23, 99     ...   Hours

6          01-59, 99     ...   Minutes

9          99               ...   Age not stated

 

 

67-68                2          Age Recode 52

 

01         ...  Under 1 hour (includes not stated hours and minutes)

02         ...  1 - 23 hours

03         ...  1 day (includes not stated days)

04         ...  2 days

05         ...  3 days

06         ...  4 days

07         ...  5 days

08         ...  6 days

                                    09         ...  7 - 13 days (includes not stated weeks)

10         ...  14 - 20 days

11         ...  21 - 27 days

12         ...  1 month (includes not stated months)

                                    13         ...  2 months

14         ...  3 months

15         ...  4 months

16         ...  5 months

17         ...  6 months

18         ...  7 months

                                    19         ...  8 months

20         ...  9 months

21         ...  10 months

22         ...  11 months

23         ...  1 year

24         ...  2 years

25         ...  3 years

26         ...  4 years

 

67-68                2          Age Recode 52 - Con.

 

27         ...  5 - 9 years

28         ...  10 - 14 years

29         ...  15 - 19 years

30         ...  20 - 24 years

31         ...  25 - 29 years

32         ...  30 - 34 years

33         ...  35 - 39 years

34         ...  40 - 44 years

35         ...  45 - 49 years

36         ...  50 - 54 years

37         ...  55 - 59 years

38         ...  60 - 64 years

39         ...  65 - 69 years

40         ...  70-74 years

41         ...  75-79 years

42         ...  80 - 84 years

43         ...  85 - 89 years

44         ...  90 - 94 years

45         ...  95 - 99 years

46         ...  100 - 104 years

47         ...  105 - 109 years

48         ...  110 - 114 years

49         ...  115 - 119 years

50         ...  120 - 124 years

51         ...  125 years and over

52         ...   Age not stated

 

 

69-70                2          Age Recode 27

 

01         ...         Under 1 month (includes not stated, weeks, days, hours, and minutes)

02         ...         1 month - 11 months (includes not stated months)

                                    03         ...         1 year

04         ...         2 years

05         ...         3 years

06         ...         4 years

07         ...         5 - 9 years

08         ...         10 - 14 years

                        09         ...         15 - 19 years

10         ...         20 - 24 years

11         ...         25 - 29 years

12         ...         30 - 34 years

13         ...         35 - 39 years

14         ...         40 - 44 years

15         ...         45 - 49 years

16         ...         50 - 54 years

17         ...         55 - 59 years

 

 

69-70                2          Age Recode 27 - Con.

 

18         ...         60 - 64 years

19         ...         65 - 69 years

20         ...         70 - 74 years

21         ...         75 - 79 years

22         ...         80 - 84 years

23         ...         85 - 89 years

24         ...         90 - 94 years

25         ...         95 - 99 years

26         ...         100 years and over

27         ...         Age not stated

 

 

71-72                2          Age Recode 12

 

01         ...         Under 1 year (includes not stated infant ages)

02         ...         1 - 4 years

03         ...         5 - 14 years

04         ...         15 - 24 years

05         ...         25 - 34 years

06         ...         35 - 44 years

07         ...         45 - 54 years

08         ...         55 - 64 years

09         ...         65 - 74 years

10         ...         75 - 84 years

                                    11         ...         85 years and over

12         ...         Age not stated

 

 

73-74                2          Infant Age Recode 22

 

Blank    ...         Age 1 year and over or not stated

01         ...         Under 1 hour (includes not stated hours and minutes)

02         ...         1 - 23 hours

                                    03         ...         1 day (includes not stated days)

                                    04         ...         2 days

05         ...         3 days

06         ...         4 days

07         ...         5 days

08         ...         6 days

09         ...         7 days (includes not stated weeks)

10         ...         14 - 20 days

11         ...         21 - 27 days

12         ...         1 month (includes not stated months)

13         ...         2 months

14         ...         3 months

15         ...         4 months

16         ...         5 months

17         ...         6 months

 

73-74                2          Infant Age Recode 22 - Con.

 

18         ...         7 months

19         ...         8 months

20         ...         9 months

21         ...         10 months

22         ...         11 months

 

75                     1          Place of Death and Decedent=s Status

 

1          ...         Hospital, clinic or Medical Center

- Inpatient

2          ...         Hospital, Clinic or Medical Center

- Outpatient or admitted to Emergency Room

3          ...         Hospital, Clinic or Medical Center

- Dead on Arrival

4          ...         Hospital, Clinic or Medical Center

- Patient status unknown

5          ...         Nursing home

6          ...         Residence

7          ...         Other

9          ...         Place of death unknown

 

 

76                     1          Reserved Position

 

 

77                     1          Marital Status

 

1          ...         Never married, single

2          ...         Married

3          ...         Widowed

4          ...         Divorced

8          ...         Marital Status not on certificate

9          ...         Marital Status not stated

 

Column    Width       Record Type

 

78-79                2          State of Birth

 

01                     ... Alabama

02                     ... Alaska

03                     ... Arizona

                                    04                     ... Arkansas

05                     ... California

06                     ... Colorado

07                     ... Connecticut

08                     ... Delaware

09                     ... District of Columbia

10                     ... Florida

11                     ... Georgia

                                    12                     ... Hawaii

13                     ... Idaho

14                     ... Illinois

15                     ... Indiana

16                     ... Iowa

17                     ... Kansas

18                     ... Kentucky

19                     ... Louisiana

20                     ... Maine

21                     ... Maryland

22                     ... Massachusetts

23                     ... Michigan

24                     ... Minnesota

25                     ... Mississippi

26                     ... Missouri

27                     ... Montana

28                     ... Nebraska

29                     ... Nevada

30                     ... New Hampshire

31                     ... New Jersey

32                     ... New Mexico

33                     ... New York

34                     ... North Carolina

35                     ... North Dakota

36                     ... Ohio

37                     ... Oklahoma

38                     ... Oregon

39                     ... Pennsylvania

40                     ... Rhode Island

41                     ... South Carolina

42                     ... South Dakota

43                     ... Tennessee

44                     ... Texas

45                     ... Utah

46                     ... Vermont

                                    47                     ... Virginia

48                     ... Washington

49                     ... West Virginia

                                    50                     ... Wisconsin

51                     ... Wyoming

52                     ... Puerto Rico

53                     ... Virgin Island

54                     ... Guam

55                     ... Canada

56                     ... Cuba

57                     ... Mexico

59                     ... Remainder of the world

61                     ... American Samoa

                                    62                     ...Northern Marianas

99                     ... State of birth unknown

 

Column    Width       Record Type

 

80-81                2          Hispanic Origin

Beginning data year 1997 all States report Hispanic Origin.

 

00                     ...         Non - Hispanic

01                     ...         Mexican

02                     ...         Puerto Rican

03                     ...         Cuban

04                     ...         Central or South American

05                     ...         Other or unknown Hispanic

99                     ...         Unknown

 

 

82                     1          Hispanic Origin/Race Recode

                                   

1                      ...         Mexican

2                      ...         Puerto Rican

3                      ...         Cuban

4                      ...         Central or South American

5                      ...         Other or unknown Hispanic

6                      ...         Non - Hispanic white

7                      ...         Non - Hispanic black

8                      ...         Non - Hispanic other races

9                      ...         Hispanic origin unknown

 

83                     1          Day of Week of Death

 

1                      ...         Sunday

2                      ...         Monday

3                      ...         Tuesday

4                      ...         Wednesday

5                      ...         Thursday

                                    6                      ...         Friday

7                      ...         Saturday

9                      ...         Unknown

 

 

84-96               13          Reserved Positions

 

 

97-101              5          Place (city) of Residence (FIPS)

 

A complete list of cities is shown in the Geographic code outline further back in this document.  Effective with the 1994 data year, the FIPS place code has been added to the Mortality record.  It identifies each city of 100,000 population or more in 1990.

 

00000               ...         Foreign residents

 

00001- 

nnnnn               ...         code range

99999               ...         Balance of county; or city of less than 100,000 population

 

102-114           13          Reserved Positions

 

 

115-118             4          Current Data Year

 

                         2002                ...         2002

 

119-132            14         FEDERAL INFORMATION PROCESSING STANDARDS (FIPS) GEOGRAPHIC CODES

 

Refer to the Geographic Code Outline further back in this document for a detailed list of areas and codes.  For an explanation of FIPS codes, reference should be made to various National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) publications.  Some geographic codes have been changed to reflect the results of the 1990 Census.

 

Column    Width       Record Type

 

119-120            2       State of Occurrence (FIPS)

 

United States

 

01                     ... Alabama

02                     ... Alaska

04                     ... Arizona

05                     ... Arkansas

06                     ... California

08                     ... Colorado

                                    09                     ... Connecticut

10                     ... Delaware

11                     ... District of Columbia

12                     ... Florida

13                     ... Georgia

15                     ... Hawaii

                                    16                     ... Idaho

17                     ... Illinois

18                     ... Indiana

19                     ... Iowa

20                     ... Kansas

21                     ... Kentucky

                                    22                     ... Louisiana

23                     ... Maine

24                     ... Maryland

25                     ... Massachusetts

26                     ... Michigan

27                     ... Minnesota

28                     ... Mississippi

29                     ... Missouri

30                     ... Montana

31                     ... Nebraska

32                     ... Nevada

33                     ... New Hampshire

34                     ... New Jersey

35                     ... New Mexico

36                     ... New York

37                     ... North Carolina

38                     ... North Dakota

39                     ... Ohio

40                     ... Oklahoma

41                     ... Oregon

42                     ... Pennsylvania

44                     ... Rhode Island

45                     ... South Carolina

46                     ... South Dakota

47                     ... Tennessee

48                     ... Texas

49                     ... Utah

50                     ... Vermont

51                     ... Virginia

53                     ... Washington

54                     ... West Virginia

55                     ... Wisconsin

56                     ... Wyoming

 

Column    Width       Record Type

 

119-120            2       State of Occurrence (FIPS) - Con.

 

Puerto Rico

 

72                     ...         Puerto Rico

 

                                    Virgin Islands

 

78                     ...         Virgin Islands

 

Guam

 

66                     ...         Guam

 

American Samoa

 

60                     ...         American Samoa

 

Northern Marianas

 

69                     ...         Northern Marianas

 

 

121-123             3          County of Occurrence (FIPS)

 

Counties and county equivalents (independent and coextensive cities) are numbered alphabetically within each State and identify each county with a population of 100,000 or more in 1990.  (Note: To uniquely identify a county, both the state and county codes must be used.)  A complete list of counties is shown in the Geographic Code Outline further back in this document.

 

001-nnn ...         Code range

999       ...         County of less than 100,000 population

 

 Column    Width       Record Type

 

124-125           2          State of Residence (FIPS)

 

00                     ... Foreign residents

01                     ... Alabama

02                     ... Alaska

04                     ... Arizona

05                     ... Arkansas

06                     ... California

08                     ... Colorado

09                     ... Connecticut

10                     ... Delaware

11                     ... District of Columbia

12                     ... Florida

13                     ... Georgia

15                     ... Hawaii

16                     ... Idaho

17                     ... Illinois

18                     ... Indiana

19                     ... Iowa

20                     ... Kansas

21                     ... Kentucky

22                     ... Louisiana

23                     ... Maine

                                    24                     ... Maryland

25                     ... Massachusetts

                        26                     ... Michigan

27                     ... Minnesota

 

Column    Width       Record Type

 

124-125         2          State of Residence (FIPS) - Con.

 

28                     ... Mississippi

29                     ... Missouri

30                     ... Montana

31                     ... Nebraska

32                     ... Nevada

33                     ... New Hampshire

34                     ... New Jersey

35                     ... New Mexico

36                     ... New York

37                     ... North Carolina

38                     ... North Dakota

39                     ... Ohio

40                     ... Oklahoma

41                     ... Oregon

42                     ... Pennsylvania

44                     ... Rhode Island

45                     ... South Carolina

46                     ... South Dakota

47                     ... Tennessee

48                     ... Texas

49                     ... Utah

50                     ... Vermont

51                     ... Virginia

53                     ... Washington

54                     ... West Virginia

55                     ... Wisconsin

56                     ... Wyoming

 

Puerto Rico Occurrence

 

72                        ...         Puerto Rico

00-56, 60, 66, 78   ...         Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for specific code structure.

 

                                    Virgin Islands Occurrence

 

                                    78                        ...        Virgin Islands

                                    00-56, 60, 66, 72   ...        Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for specific code structure.   

 

                                   Guam Occurrence

 

                                    66                      ...         Guam

                                    01-56                  ...         U.S. Resident.  Also considered a resident of Guam.

            00, 60, 72, 78     ...         Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for specific code structure.

 

                                    American Samoa Occurrence

 

60                       ...     American Samoa

00-56, 66, 72, 78  ...     Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for specific code structure.

 

Northern Marianas Occurrence

 

69                     ...         Northern Marianas

00-56, 60, 66

72, 78                ...         Foreign residents: refer to U.S. for specific code structure.

 

 Column    Width         Record Type

 

126-128            3          County of Residence (FIPS)

 

Counties and county equivalents (independent and coextensive cities) are numbered alphabetically within each State and identify each county with a population of 100,000 or more in 1990.  (Note: To uniquely identify a county, both the state and county codes must be used.)  A complete list of counties is shown in the Geographic Code Outline further back in this document.

 

000                   ...         Foreign residents          

001-nnn             ...         Code range

999                   ...         County of less than 100,000 population

 

129-132             4          PMSA/MSA of Residence (FIPS)

 

Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Metropolitan Statistical Areas are those defined by the U.S.  Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as of 1990.  For New England, the New England County Metropolitan Areas (NECMA) are used.

 

Further back in this document is a list of PMSA=s, MSA=s, NECMA=s, and their component counties.

 

0000                 ...         Non-metropolitan counties or foreign residents

0040-9360         ...         Code range

9999                 ...         Area of less than 100,000 population

 

 

 

133                   1          Reserved Position

 

 

 134-135            2          CMSA of Residence (FIPS)

 

Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Areas are groupings of certain Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas and are defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as of 1990.

 

All Areas

 

00                     ...         Not a CMSA

 

United States Occurrence

 

07                     ...       Boston - Worcester-Lawrence, MA-NH-ME-CT, CMSA

14                     ...       Chicago - Gary-Kenosha, IL-IN-WI, CMSA

21                     ...       Cincinnati - Hamilton, OH-KY-IN, CMSA

28                     ...       Cleveland - Akron, OH, CMSA

31                     ...       Dallas - Fort Worth, TX, CMSA

34                     ...       Denver - Boulder-Greeley, CO, CMSA

35                     ...       Detroit - Ann Arbor-Flint, MI, CMSA

42                     ...       Houston - Galveston-Brazoria, TX, CMSA

49                     ...       Los Angeles -Riverside- Orange County, CA, CMSA

56                     ...       Miami - Fort Lauderdale, FL, CMSA

                                    63                     ...       Milwaukee - Racine, WI, CMSA

70                     ...       New York - Northern New Jersey - Long Island,

NY-NJ-CT-PA,  CMSA

77                     ...       Philadelphia - Wilmington - Atlantic City, PA-NJ-DE-MD, CMSA

79                     ...       Portland - Salem, OR-WA, CMSA

82                     ...       Sacremento - Yolo, CA, CMSA

84                     ...       San Francisco -Oakland-San Jose, CA, CMSA

91                     ...       Seattle Tacoma - Bremerton, WA, CMSA

97                     ...       Washington - Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV, CMSA

 

Puerto Rico Occurrence

 

87                     ...         San Juan Caguas - Arecibo, PR, CMSA

 

 

 

136                   1          Injury at Work

 

1                      ...         Yes

2                      ...         No

9                      ...         Unknown

 

 

 

137                   1          Race Imputation Flag

 

Blank                ...         Race is not imputed

1                      ...         Unknown race is imputed

2                      ...         All other races, formerly code 09, is imputed

 

138                   1          Age Substitution Flag

 

If reported age is unknown but a valid age is calculated using dates of birth and death, the calculated age is substituted for the unknown reported age.

 

1          ...         Calculated age is substituted for reported age

 

139                   1          Manner of Death

 

1          ...         Accident

2          ...         Suicide

3          ...         Homicide

4          ...         Pending investigation

5          ...         Could not determine

6          ...         Self-Inflicted

7          ...         Natural

Blank    ...         Not specified

 

140                   1          Activity Code

 

0          ...         While engaged in sports activity

1          ...         While engaged in leisure activity

2          ...         While working for income

3          ...         While engaged in other types of work

4          ...         While resting, sleeping, eating (vital activities)

8          ...         While engaged in other specified activities

9          ...         During unspecified activity

Blank    ...         Not applicable

 

141                   1          Place of Injury for Causes W00-Y34, except Y06.- and Y07.-

 

0                      ...         Home

1                      ...         Residential institution

2                      ...         School, other institution and public administrative area

3                      ...         Sports and athletics area

4                      ...         Street and highway

5                      ...         Trade and service area

6                      ...         Industrial and construction area

7                      ...         Farm

8                      ...         Other Specified Places

9                      ...         Unspecified place

Blank                ...         Causes other than W00-Y34, except Y06.- and Y07.-

 

Column    Width          Record Type

 

142-159          18           UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH

 

142-145            4           ICD Code (10th Revision)

See the International Classification of Diseases, 1992 Revision, Volume 1.

 

146-148            3           358 Cause Recode

 

A recode of the ICD cause code into 358 groups for NCHS publications.  Further back in this document is a complete list of recodes and the causes included.

 

001-456 ...         Code range (not inclusive)

 

149-150             2          Reserved Positions

 

151-153             3         113 Cause Recode

 

A recode of the ICD cause code into 113 groups for NCHS publications.  Further back in this document is a complete list of recodes and the causes included.

 

001-135 ...         Code range (not inclusive)

 

 

154-156             3          130 Infant Cause Recode

 

A recode of the ICD cause code into 130 groups for NCHS publications.  Further back in this document is a complete list of recodes and the causes included.

Beginning in 2002 non-infant records are blank in this field. 

 

                                    001-158           ...         Code range (not inclusive)

 

157-158             2          39  Cause Recode

 

A recode of the ICD cause code into 39 groups for NCHS publications.  Further back in this document is a complete list of recodes and the causes included.

 

01-42    ...         Code range (not inclusive)

 

159                   1          Reserved Position

 

 

160-440            281       MULTIPLE CONDITIONS

 

160-161             2         Number of Entity-Axis Conditions

 

00-20                            ...         Code range

 

 

162-301           140       ENTITY - AXIS CONDITIONS

 

Space has been provided for maximum of 20 conditions.  Each condition takes 7 positions in the record.  The 7th position will be blank.  Records that do not have 20 conditions are blank in the unused area.

 

Position 1: Part/line number on certificate

 

1                      ...         Part I, line 1 (a)

2                      ...         Part I, line 2 (b)

3                      ...         Part I, line 3 (c)

4                      ...         Part I, line 4 (d)

5                      ...         Part I, line 5 (e)

6                      ...         Part II

 

Position 2: Sequence of condition within part/line

 

 1-8                   ...         Code range

 

Position 3 - 6: Condition code

 

See Table 1 for a complete list of codes

 

 Column    Width          Record Type

 

162-168          7                      1st Condition

 

169-175          7                      2nd Condition

 

176-182          7                      3rd Condition

 

183-189          7                      4th Condition

 

190-196          7                      5th Condition

 

197-203          7                      6th Condition

 

204-210          7                      7th Condition

 

211-217          7                      8th Condition

 

218-224          7                      9th Condition                 

 

225-231          7                      10th Condition

 

232-238          7                      11th Condition                

 

239-245          7                      12th Condition

 

246-252          7                      13th Condition

 

Column    Width          Record Type

 

162-301        140           ENTITY - AXIS CONDITIONS - Con.

 

 

253-259          7                      14th Condition

 

260-266          7                      15th Condition

 

267-273          7                      16th Condition

 

274-280          7                      17th Condition

 

281-287          7                      18th Condition

 

288-294          7                      19th Condition

 

295-301          7                      20th Condition

 

 

302-337          36           Reserved Positions

 

338-339          2             Number of Record-Axis Conditions

 

00-20                ... Code range

 

340                1             Reserved Position

 

341-440        100           RECORD  - AXIS CONDITIONS

 

Space has been provided for a maximum of 20 conditions.  Each condition takes 5 positions in the record.  The 5th position will be blank.  Records that do not have 20 conditions are blank in the unused area.

 

Positions 1 - 4: Condition Code

 

See Table 1 for a complete list of codes

 

Column    Width          Record Type

 

341-345         5                      1st Condition     

 

346-350         5                      2nd Condition

 

351-355         5                      3rd Condition

 

356-360         5                      4th Condition

 

361-365         5                      5th Condition

 

366-370         5                      6th Condition

 

371-375         5                      7th Condition

 

376-380         5                      8th Condition

 

381-385         5                      9th Condition

 

386-390         5                      10th Condition

 

391-395         5                      11th Condition

 

396-400         5                      12th Condition

 

401-405         5                      13th Condition

 

406-410         5                      14th Condition

 

411-415         5                      15th Condition

 

416-420         5                      16th Condition

 

421-425         5                      17th Condition

 

426-430         5                      18th Condition

 

431-435         5                      19th Condition

 

436-440         5                      20th Condition

 

 




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