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Scientific Data Documentation
Multiple Cause Mortality 2005

Multiple Causes of Mortality, 2005

Documentation of the Mortality Tape File for 2005 Data

DSN: CC36.MCMORT05
     CC36.MCMORT05.PS

These are multiple cause-of-death public-use data files for the year 2005. 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)
Coordinating 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 January, 2008 and the documentation is current as of January, 2008.


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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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