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US Vital Statistics Data at NBER

The National Vital Statistics System of the National Center for Health Statistics" (NCHS) collects vital statistics data for the U.S. Government which can be used by researchers and policymakers to monitor and improve the Nation's health. The NBER attempts to keep a comphrehensive collection, with some improvements in format or accessibility to research users. Original sources are noted below, but the NBER is responsible for the transformations offered here.

For Britain see here.

Tabular

  • Vital Statistics Books 1890 - 1984( Historical )
  • NCHS
  • Vital Statistics Births Interactive Index 1931-1968
  • NCHS
  • Vital Statistics Deaths - Historical 1900 - 1936  (machine readable)
  • Grant Miller
  • Vital Statistics Births - Historical 1915 - 1968  (machine readable, in process)
  • Norberg

    Micro-level

  • Vital Statistics Births 1968 -
  • NCHS
  • Vital Statistics Deaths 1968 -
  • NCHS
  • Vital Statistics Marriage and Divorce 1968 - 1995
  • NCHS

    Denominator Sources

  • US Intercensal Population by State, Age and Sex 1970-1999
  • Census
  • SEER US Population Data
  • Census

    Send questions to Jean Roth at jroth@nber.org


    Last update February 8, 2006.
     
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