U.S. County-Level Natality and Mortality Data, January 1915-December 2007 Archival Version

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This collection contains information on county-level vital events that occurred in the United States from 1915-2007. When sources allow, data are disaggregated by county of occurrence, county of residence, and race. The data include information on vital events such as the number of infant deaths, births to unmarried women, births in the presence of hospital attendants, and infant birth weight.

ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Created online analysis version with question text.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..

Datasets:DS1: U.S. County-Level Natality and Mortality Data, 1915-2007

Live births and deaths in United States counties between 1915 and 2007. Smallest Geographic Unit: County

2018-05-02 Data file and documentation were updated to include six additional variables describing updated counts of population and mortality. Funding insitution(s): Michigan Institute for Teaching and Research in Economics (MITRE). United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health (R03HD058065, R03HD058065-01A1, R01HD070950-02, R01HD057929). National Science Foundation (SES-0617972, SES-0214483, SES-0080324, SBR-9708098, SES-135744, SES-1061927, SES- 0921732). Banfi Vinters Chair at Colgate University. Koch Cancer Foundation. Center for Electricity Industry Studies. Heinz College. Berkman Fund at Carnegie-Mellon University.

Identifier
DOI https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36603
Metadata Access https://www.da-ra.de/oaip/oai?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=oai_dc&identifier=oai:oai.da-ra.de:523590
Provenance
Creator Bailey, Martha; Clay, Karen; Fishback, Price; Haines, Michael R.; Kantor, Shawn; Severnini, Edson; Wentz, Anna
Publisher Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Contributor Michigan Institute for Teaching and Research in Economics (MITRE); United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health; National Science Foundation; Banfi Vinters Chair at Colgate University; Koch Cancer Foundation; Center for Electricity Industry Studies; Heinz College; Berkman Fund at Carnegie-Mellon University
Publication Year 2016
Rights Download; This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
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Contact Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Representation
Language English
Resource Type Dataset; administrative records data, aggregate data, census/enumeration data
Discipline Social Sciences