CDC WONDER: Mortality - Underlying Cause of Death

Metadata Updated: May 5, 2021

The CDC WONDER Mortality - Underlying Cause of Death online database is a county-level national mortality and population database spanning the years since 1979. Data are updated annually. The number of deaths, crude death rates, age-adjusted death rates, standard errors and 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-present: 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 ofdeath (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 data are produced by the National Center for Health Statistics.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date May 5, 2021

Metadata Source

Harvested from Healthdata.gov

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date May 5, 2021
Publisher Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health & Human Services
Unique Identifier Unknown
Maintainer
Identifier 1321ae3e-d8d7-4c9a-8f36-f53c10912853
Data First Published 2012-05-30
Data Last Modified 2021-03-12
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-mortality-underlying-cause-death
License https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/1.0/
Program Code 009:048
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash c167604b0a1cd6ccf79f1626ef5c820a6a8b7a04
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 1999-01-01T00:00:00-05:00/2007-12-31T00:00:00-05:00

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