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Scientific Data Documentation
Multiple Cause of Death, 1992
DSN: CC36.MCMORT92

Mortality Multiple Cause-of-Death File, 1992

RECORD LAYOUT 
 Tape Locations 1 - 28


    Mortality Multiple Cause-of-Death Record Layout

     Tape        Field
     Location    Size           Item and Code Outline

     1-2            2     Last 2 Digits Of Current Data Year
                          92  . . .  1992

     3              1     Reporting Area

  The following codes used with the State Of Occurrence codes,locations 
  21-22,  identify separate reporting areas.

                 1        ... Bronx borough,  Bronx county
                 2        ... Brooklyn borough, Kings county
                 3        ... Manhattan borough. New York county
                 4        ... Queens borough, Queens county
                 5        ... Staten Island borough.  Richmond county
                 6        ... Chicago
                 0        ... A]1 other areas

     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

                  1       RESIDENTS
                          State and County of Occurrence and Residence are 
                          the same.
                  2       INTRASTATE NDNRESIDENTS
                          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 P]ace of Residence is 
                          outside of the U.S.


     21-30        10     PLACE OF OCCURRENCE

  Refer to the Geographic Code Outline further back in this document for a 
  detailed 11st of areas and codes.

     21-22        2     State Of 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 dersey
           32            New Mexico
           33            New York
           34            North Carolina
           35            North Dakota
           3G            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

     23-25         3     County of Occurrence

           O01-nnn       ... Counties and county equivalents (independent and
                             coextensive cities) are numbered alphabetically 
                             within each State.  (Note:  To uniquely identlfy a 
                             county, both the State and county codes must be used.)
           999           ... County oF  1ess than  100,000 population


     26            1      Region

     27-28         2      Division and State Subcode of Occurrence

  States are coded within Division.
  26 is Region.   27 is Division.   28 1s State subcode.

                   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 dersey
                       3             Pennsylvania
                   2             MIDWEST
                     3             East North Central
                       1             Ohio
                       2             Indiana
                       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
                     6             East Soutn Central
                       1             Kentucky
                       2             Tennessee
                       3             Alabama
                       4             MiSSiSSippi
                     7             West South Central
                       1             Arkansas
                       2             Louisiana
                       3             Oklanoma
                       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

 Tape Locations 29 -40


     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.

           01             Alabama
           02             AlasKa
           03             Arlzona
           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
           43             South Dakota
           44             Tennessee
           45             Texas
           46             Utah
           47             Vermont
           48             Virginia
           49             Washington
           50             West Virginia
           51             Wisconsin
           52             Wyoming


     31-48         18     PLACE OF  RESIDENCE

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

     31-32         2      State of Residence

                           01             Alabama
                           02             Alaska
                           03             Arizona
                           04             Arkansas
                           05             California
                           06             Colorado
                           07             Connecticut
                           O8             Delaware
                           O9             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 Caro11na
                           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             Wyomlng
                           52-57,59       Foreign residents
                           52             Puerto Rico
                           53             Virgin Islands
                           54             Guam
                           55             Canada
                           56             Cuba
                           57             Mexico
                           59             Remainder of the world


     33-35          3     County of Residence

           O01-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.)
           ZZZ            ...  Foreign residents
           999            ...  County of less than 100,000 populat1on

     36-38          3     City of Residence

           O01-nnn        ... Cities are numbered alphabetically within each State
                              and identify each city witin a Population of 100,000 or 
                              more in 1980.  (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 or city of less than 100,000 pop
           ZZZ            ... Foreign residents

     39             1     Population Size of City of Residence

           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

           1              ... Metropolitan county
           2              ... Nonmetropolitan county
           Z              ... Foreign residents

 Tape Locations 41 - 51 


    Tape        Field
    Location    Size     Item and Code Outline

     41            1     Region

     42-43         2     Division and State Subcode of Residence

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

  000              Foreign residents

                    1           NORTHEAST
                       1          New England 
                                    Maine
                                    New Hampshire 
                                    Vermont 
                                    Massachusetts 
                                    Rhode Island
                                    Connecticut
                                  Middlle Atlantic 
                                    New York 
                                    New Jersey
                                    Pennsylvania 
                                MIDWEST
                                  East North Central 
                                    Ohio 
                                    Indiana 
                                    Illinois 
                                    Michigan
                                    Wisconsin
                                  West North Central 
                                    Minnesota 
                                    Iowa 
                                    Missouri
                                    North Dakota 
                                    South Dakota 
                                    Nebraska 
                                    Kansas
                                SOUTH
                                  South Atlantic 
                                    Delaware 
                                    Maryland
                                    District Of Columbia 
                                    Virginia
                                    West Virginia 
                                    North Carolina 
                                    South Carolina 
                                    Georgia
                                    Florida
                                  East South Central 
                                    Kentucky 
                                    Tennessee 
                                    Alabama
                                    Mississippi
                                  West South Central 
                                    Arkansas 
                                    Louisiana 
                                    Oklahoma 
                                    Texas
                                WEST
                                  Mountain 
                                    Montana 
                                    Idaho 
                                    Wyoming 
                                    Colorado 
                                    New Mexico 
                                    Arizona 
                                    Utah
                                    Nevada 
                                  Pacific
                                    Washington 
                                    Oregon 
                                    California 
                                    Alaska 
                                    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.

           01             Alabama
           02             Alaska
           03             Arizona
           04             Arkansas
           05             California
           06             Colorado
           07             Connecticut
           08             Delaware
           O9             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             Nlaryland
           22             Massachusetts
           23             Michigan
           24             Minnesota
           25             MiSSiSSippi
           26             Missouri
           27             Montana
           28             Nebraska
           29             Nevada
           30             New Hampshire
           31             New dersey
           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
           53             Puerto Rico
           54             Virgin Islands
           55             Guam
           56             Canada
           57             Cuba
           58             Mexico
           60             Remainder of the world


     46-48         3      NCHS PSMA/MSA of Residence

  Primary Metropolitan Statistical  Areas and Metropolitan Statistical Areas  
  are those defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget 

  Further back in this document  is a list Of PMSA's, MSA'S. NECMA's and 
  their component counties.

           000       ..  Nonmetropolitan counties
           001-320   ..  Code range
           ZZZ       ..  Foreign resic~ents
           999       ..  Area of  less than 100,000 population

     49              1     Population Size of County of Occurrence

  Based on the results Of the 1980 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              Coun~y of  less than  100,000

     50             1     Population Size of County of Resiclence

           Based on the results  of  the 1980 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  1ess than 100,000
           Z          ..   Foreign residents

     51            1       PMSA/MSA  Population  Size

  Based on 1990 Census county population counts

           1           .. Area of 250,000 or more
           2           .. Area of  100,000 to 250,000
           3           .. Area of  1ess than 100,000
           9           .. Nonmetropolitan area
           Z           .. Foreign residents

 Tape Locations 52 - 70

     52-53          2     Education

           00             No formal  education
           01-08          Years of elementary schoo1
           O9             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

                            0 - 8 years
                            9 -  11 years
                            12 years
                            13 - 15 years
                            16 years or more Not stated

     55-56         2      Month of Death

           01             January
           02             February
           03             March
           04             April
           05             May
           06             June
           07             July
           O8             August
           09             September
           10             October
           11             November
           12             December

     57-58         2     Reserved Positions


   Tape           Field
   Location       Size    Item and Code Outline

     59             1      Sex

                            1       Male
                            2       Female

     60-63          4      RACE

     60-61          2      Detail  Race

                           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. 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    dapanese
                           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


     62            1     Race Recode 3

                            1              White
                            2              Races other than White or Black
                            3              Black

     63            1     Race Recode 2

                            1              White
                            2              A11  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

   Tape           Field
   Location       Size    Item and Code Outline

     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 clays)
           04          2   days
           05          3   days
           06          4   days
           07          5   clays
                           days
           09              7 -  13 days (inc]udes not stated weeks)
           10              14 - 20 days
           11              21  - 27 days
           12              1 month (~ncludes 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
           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              10   - 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
           OT             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
           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

 Tape Locations 71 - 87

     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

    Tape          Field
    Location      Size    Item and Code Outline

     73-74          2      Infant Age Recode 22

           Blank          Age 1 year and Over or not stated
           01             Under 1 hour (incluaes 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 clays (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

     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              Marltal  Status not stated


    Tape        Field
    Location    Slze    Item and Code Outline

     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 Islands
                 54               Guam
                 55               Canacta
                 56               Cuba
                 57               Mexlco
                 59               Remainder of the world
                 99               State of birth unknown


   Tape         Field
   Location     Size    Item and Code Outline                                   


     80-81        2      Hispanic Origin

            00            Non - Hispanic
            01            Mexican
            02            Puerto Rican
            03            Culaan
            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            1     Autopsy Performeel

                          1              Yes
                          2              No
                          8              Autopsy performed not on certificate
                          9              Autopsy performed not stated

      85-87        3     Kind of Business or Industry

                         This item is not reported by all states.  Refer to 
                         the Addendum to Technical  Appendix at  the back of  
                         the publication for a list of reporting states.

                         For a complete list of categories and codes refer to:
                         U.S.   Bureau of the Census:   Ciassified index of  
                         industries and occupations, 1980 Census of Population. 
                         First Edition.   Washington. U.S.  Government Office

                         010-990        Code range (not inclusive)

                         In addition to the codes shown 1n the Census publica  
                         tion, the following codes are also applicable:

                         942        Armed forces
                         951        Retired;  with no other industry reported
                         961        Non - paid worker Or non-worker

 Tape Locations 88 - 123

    Tape       Field
    Location    Size    Item and Code Outline

     88-90       3       Usual  Occupation
                         This item is not reported by all states.  Refer to 
                         the Addendum to Technical Appendix at the back of 
                         the publication for a list of reporting states.
                         For a complete list of categories and codes refer 
                         to the Census Bureau publication mentioned above.

                         003-999          Code range (not  inclusive)

                         In addition to the codes shown in the Census publica  
                         tion, the following codes are also applicable:

                         905        Military
                         913        Retired; with no other Occupation reported
                         914        Homemaker
                         915        Student
                         916        Volunteer
                         917        None

     91-93       3       52 Cause Recode

                         A recode of the cause code into 52 groups designed
                         for use in producing tabulations.  Further back in
                         this document  is a complete list of recodes and 
                         categories.
                         010-560    ... Code range (not inclusive)
     94-95       2       Business or Industry Recode 51

                         A recocle of the business or industry code into 51
                         groups for use in producing tabulations.  Further
                         in this document  is a list of the recodes and
                         categories.
                         01-51       ...  Code range (not inclusive)

     96-97       2    Business or Industry Recode 15

                      A recode of the business or industry code into 15 
                      groups for use in	producing tabulations.  Further
                      back in this document is a list of the recodes and
                      categories.
                      01-15       ...  Code range

     98-99       2    Usual  Occupation Recode 59

                      A recode of the usual  occupation code into 59 groups 
                      for use in producing tabulations.  Further back in 
                      this document  is a list of the recodes and categories.
                 
                      01-59       ...  Code range (not  inclusive)

     100-101     2    Usual  Occupation Recode 9

                      A recode of the usual occupation code into 9 groups 
                      for use in producing tabulations.  Further back in
                      this document  is a list of the recodes and categories.
                 
                      01-09       ... Code range

     102-118     17   Reserved Positions


    Tape        Field
    Location    Size    Item and Code Outline

     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 Bureau
                         of Standards (NBS) publications.

     119-120      2     State of Occurrence

           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            Niassachusetts
           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 Virginla
           55            Wisconsln
           56            Wyoming

     121-123      3     County of Occurrence

                     O01-nnn    ...  Cocle range
                     999        ... County of less than 100,000 population


 Tape Locations 124 - 145
      Tape      Field
      Location  Size    Item and Code Outline

     124-125       2     State of Residence

                               00             Foreign residents
                               01             Alabama
                               02             Alaska
                               04             Arizona
                               05             Arkansas
                               06             California
                               O8             Colorado
                               09             Connecticut
                               10             Delaware
                               11             District  of  Columbia
                               12             Florida
                               13             Georgia
                               15             Hawaii
                               16             ldaho
                               17             Illinois
                               18             Indiana
                               19             Iowa
                               20             Kansas
                               21             Kentucky
                               22             Louisiana
                               23             Maine
                               24             Maryland
                               25             Massachusetts
                               26             Michigan
                               27             Minnesota
                               28             Mississipi
                               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             Vlrginia
                               53             Washington
                               54             West Virginia
                               55             Wisconsin
                               56             Wyoming

     126-128       3     County of Residence

                  000       ...  Foreign residents
                  O01-nnn   ...  Code range
                  999       ...  County of  less than  100,000 population


    Tape      Field
    Location  Size     Item and Code Outline                                    


     129-132     4      IDMSA/MSA of Residence

                        Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Metro-
                        politan Statistical Areas are those defined by the 
                        U.S.  Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as of
                        June 30, 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          Nonmetropolian counties or foreign residents
           0040-9360     Code range
           9999          SMSA of  1ess  than  100,000 population

     133            1    Reserved Position

     134-135        2    CMSA of Residence
                         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 June 30, 1990.

           00             Not a CMSA
           07             Boston - Lawrence-Salem, MA-NH
           10             Buffalo - Niagara Falls.  NY
           14             Chicago - Gary-Lake County,  IL-IN-WI
           21             Cincinnati     Hamilton,  OH-KY-IN
           28             Clevelana - Akron-Lorain, OH
           31             Dallas  -  Fort Worth,  TX
           34             Denver - Boulder,  CO
           35             Detroit  - Ann Arbor,
           41             Hartford - New Britain-P4iddletown,  CT
           42             Houston - Galveston-Brazoria, TX
           49             Los Angeles -Anaheim-Riverside, CA
           56             ~4iami    Fort Lauderdale,  FL
           63             Milwaukee - Racine, WI
           70             New York -Northern New dersey-Long Island. NY-Nd-CT
           77             Philadelphla - Wilmington-Trenton,  PA-Nd-DE-MD
           78             Pittsburg -  Beaver Valley,  PA
           79             Portland - Vancouver, OR-WA
           80             Providence - Pawtucket-Fa11  River.  RI-MA
           84             San Francisco -Oakland-San dose, CA
           91             Seattle - Tacoma,  WA

     136            1     Reserved Position

     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.

                       ... Calculated age is substituted for reported age



     Tape       Field
     Location   Size    Item and Code Outline

     139-140      2     Reserved Positions

     141          1     Place of Accident  for Causes E850-E869 and E880-E928

           Blank          Causes other than E850-E869 and E880-E928
           0              Home
           1              Farm
           2              Mine and Quarry
           3              Industrial  Place and Premises
           4              Place for Recreation and Sport
           5              Street and Highway
                          PuhliC Building
           7              Resident Institution
           8              Other Specified Places
           9              Place of Accident not specified

     142-159      18      UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH


     142-145       4      ICD Code (9th Revision)

                         See the "International Classification of Diseases",  
                         1975 Revision, Volume 1.  For injuries and poisoning, 
                         the external  cause is coded (E800-E999) rather than
                         the Nature of Injury (800-999).  These positions do
                         not include the letter E for the external cause of 
                         injury.  For those causes that do not have a 4th 
                         digit, location 145 is blank.

 Tape Locations 146 - 440

     146-150       5     282 Cause Recode

                         A recode of the ICD cause code into 282 groups 
                         for NCHS puDlications. Further back in this 
                         document is a complete list of recodes and the cause
                         included.

                         00300-35800 ... Code range (not inclusive)

     151-153       3     72 Cause Recode

                         A recode of tJne ICD cause code into 72 groups 
                         for NCHS publications. Further back in this 
                         document is a complete list of recodes and the cause
                         included.

                         010-840    ... Code range (not inclusive)

     154-156       3     61  infant Cause Recode

                         A recode of the ICD cause code into 61 groups 
                         for NCHS publications. Further back in this 
                         document is a complete list of recodes and the causes
                         included.

                         010-680    ... Code range (not inclusive)

     157-159       3      34 Cause Recode

                         A recode Of the ICD cause code into 34 groups 
                         for NCHS publications. Further back in this 
                         document is a complete list of recodes and the causes
                         included.

                         010-370    ...  Code range (not inclusive)


    Tape       Field
    Location   Slze      Item and Code Outline


     160-440   281        MULTTPLE CONDITIONS

     160-161   2          Number of  Entlty-Axls Conditions
                          00-20      ... Code range

      162-301   140       ENTITY  - AXIS CONTITIONS
                          Space has been provided for maximum of 20 
                          conditions.  Each condition takes 7 positions
                          in the record.   Records that do not have 20
                          conditions are blank in the unused area.
                 Position 1     Part/line number on certificate
                   1            Part  I,  1~ne  1  (a)
                   2            Part  I,  1~ne 2 (b)
                   3            Part  I.  1~ne 3 (c)
                   4            Part  I.  line 4 (+~)
                   5            Part I,  1~ne 5 (e)
                                Part II
                 Position 2:    Sequence of cond~tion w~th~n part/1~ne
                   1-7          Code range

                 Position 3 - 6:   Condition code

                      See Table 1 for a complete list of codes

                 Position 7:   Nature of Injury Flag
                   1           Indicates that the code in positions 
                               3-6 is a Nature of Injury code

                   0            All other codes

              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 Condit1on
              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
              253-259     7      14th Condition
              260-266     7      15tn Condition
              267-273     7      16th Condition


 
    Tape       Field
    Location   Size    Item and Code Outline

                       ENTITY - AXIS CONDITIONS - continued
              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.   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
                 Position 5:        Nature of Injury Flag
                 1   ...  Indicates that the code in positions 1-4 is a 
                          Nature of Injury code
                 0   ...  A11  other codes

        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       12tn Condition
        401-405     5       13th Condition
        406-410     5       14th Condition

                 RECORO - AXIS CONDITIONS - Continued
        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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