Scientific Data DocumentationMultiple Cause Mortality 2002
Multiple Causes of Mortality, 2002
Documentation of the Mortality Tape File for 2002 Data
DSN: CC36.MCMORT02 CC36.MCMORT02.PSThese are multiple cause-of-death public-use data files for the year 2002. The data 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)
Co-ordinating Center for Health Information Services (CoCHIS)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
United States Department of Health and Human Services (US DHHS)
Telephone contact: 301-458-4777
The CC36 datasets were created on the mainframe on November 11, 2004 and the documentation is current as of November 15, 2004.
Table of Contents
- List of file Data Elements and Tape Locations
- Tables for Reference and Data Validation
Selected Causes of Death
- 39 Selected Causes of Death
- 113 Selected Causes of Death
- 130 Selected Causes of Death
- 358 Selected Causes of Death
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