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Title: North Carolina Vital Statistics -- Births 1985      
dateReleased:
09-23-2008
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.29/10108
ID:
hdl:1902.29/10108
description:
The North Carolina State Center for Health Services (SCHS) collects yearly vital statistics. The Odum Institute holds vital statistics beginning in 1968 for births, fetal deaths, deaths, birth/infant deaths, marriages and divorce. Public marriage and divorce data are available through 1999 only.This study focuses on North Carolina births for 1985. A live birth is the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, whi ch, after such separation, breathes or shows any other evidence of life, such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or any definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached. (Definition adopted by World Health Organization in 1950.) It includes data on the age, education level and marital status of the parents; sex and race of the child; prenatal medical care received; county and hospital of birth; information on the mother's reproductive history including number of previous pregnancies and live births; as well as statistic s on the newborn. The data is strictly numerical, there is no identifying information given about the parents or child.
description:
State Center for Health Statistics, 2014, "North Carolina Vital Statistics -- Births 1985", http://hdl.handle.net/1902.29/10108
name:
State Center for Health Statistics
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997