National Center for Health Statistics (Issue Year). Data File Documentations, Natality, Data Year (machine readable data file and documentation, CD-ROM Series Series Number, No. No.), National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland.
where the italicized fields are filled in with the appropriate information below:
|Data Year||Issue Year||Series Number||No.|
A published table derived from this data should have a cite like this:
Source: National Center for Health Statistics (span of years used)
The published material should also include a disclaimer that credits any analyses, interpretations, or conclusions reached to the author (recipient of the data file) and not to NCHS, which is responsible only for the initial data.