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Birth defects data for 8 California counties by county, maternal age, maternal race/ethnicity, and infant gender for the years 2000-2006.

Metadata Updated: April 9, 2015

This dataset contains counts, rates, and confidence intervals of 12 selected birth defects among live births during 2000-2006 within eight California counties: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Tulare. The data are aggregated into 5-year intervals. The data are stratified by county of residence, maternal age , maternal race/ethnicity and infant gender. The data are from an active surveillance system that ascertains birth defects among live births, fetal deaths, and terminations, using ICD-9 codes.

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Metadata Date September 24, 2010
Metadata Created Date March 14, 2013
Metadata Updated Date April 9, 2015
Reference Date(s) September 24, 2010 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Harvested from CEHTP Metadata Repository

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date September 24, 2010
Metadata Created Date March 14, 2013
Metadata Updated Date April 9, 2015
Reference Date(s) September 24, 2010 (publication)
Responsible Party CA Department of Public Health, CA Environmental Health Tracking Program (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: This information is provided by the California Environmental Health Tracking Program (CEHTP) and the California Birth Defects Monitoring Program (CBDMP) in the California Department of Public Health. Efforts have been made to assure the accuracy of the data. However, no responsibility is assumed by CEHTP or CBDMP, related to materials or how it is represented by those who access this information. All users must read and fully comprehend metadata prior to data use. Data will not be released, furnished, disclosed, published or otherwise disseminated to any person (except for employees under supervision of data requestor, who has agreed in writing to comply with these conditions), unless the data has been aggregated and all cell sizes less than 5 are suppressed., Access Constraints: Request for restricted (secure) data must be made directly to the California Birth Defects Monitoring Program (CBDMP). This will include an application for the release of restricted data, a research protocol and proof of approval by, or exemption from, an Institutional Review Board (IRB) formed and maintained in accordance with the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Code of Federal Regulations for Protection of Human Subjects (45 CFR 46, revised March 8, 1983). The California Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects serves as the institutional review board (IRB) for the California Health and Human Services Agency.
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Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
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Harvest Source Title CEHTP Metadata Repository
Licence Persons or entities given access to restricted data are liable for compliance with conditions set forth in the data use agreement. Disciplinary action will be incurred for non-compliance or violation of data use agreements.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Temporal Extent Begin 2000-01-01T
Temporal Extent End 2006-12-31T

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