CDC WONDER: Compressed Mortality - Underlying Cause of Death

Metadata Updated: November 13, 2020

The CDC WONDER Mortality - Underlying Cause of Death online database is a county-level national mortality and population database spanning the years since 1979 -2008. The number of deaths, crude death rates, age-adjusted death rates, standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for death rates can be obtained by place of residence (total U.S., Census region, Census division, state, and county), age group (including infant age groups), race (years 1979-1998: White, Black, and Other; years 1999-2008: American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, Black or African American, and White), Hispanic origin (years 1979-1998: not available; years 1999-present: Hispanic or Latino, not Hispanic or Latino, Not Stated), gender, year of death, and underlying cause of death (years 1979-1998: 4-digit ICD-9 code and 72 cause-of-death recode; years 1999-present: 4-digit ICD-10 codes and 113 cause-of-death recode, as well as the Injury Mortality matrix classification for Intent and Mechanism), and urbanization level of residence (2006 NCHS urban-rural classification scheme for counties). The Compressed Mortality data are produced by the National Center for Health Statistics.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 13, 2020

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Harvested from Healthdata.gov

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 13, 2020
Publisher Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health & Human Services
Unique Identifier Unknown
Maintainer
Identifier a9ec849a-2e11-40d6-809a-b6a2adafbabb
Data First Published 2012-08-03
Data Last Modified 2020-03-04
Category Health, State
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 009:20
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
Metadata Catalog ID https://healthdata.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Data Quality True
Data Dictionary http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/help/cmf.html
Homepage URL https://healthdata.gov/dataset/cdc-wonder-compressed-mortality-underlying-cause-death
License https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/1.0/
Program Code 009:048
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 6fdaa562d6ded4c067e13e9d22c028bdd7bf07e5
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 1968-01-01T00:00:00-05:00/2009-12-31T00:00:00-05:00

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