National Vital Statistics System

Alternate Titles(s): NVSS
UID: 10033
Description
The National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) data for the United States are provided through contracts between National Center for Health Statistics and vital registration systems operated in the various jurisdictions legally responsible for the registration of vital events (births, deaths, marriages, divorces, and fetal deaths).
Publisher
Timeframe
2003 - Present
Geographic Coverage
United States
Subject Domain
Keywords

Access

Restrictions
Free to All
Application Required
Instructions
Selected vital statistics data is available on the website and downloadable in ZIP files along with a user's guide in PDF. Restricted data files with individual-level information (micro data), exact dates, and geographic information can be requested from NVSS by application.
Access via NVSS

Public-use data files and documentation

Access via RDC

Restricted data application and instructions

Data Type
Dataset Format(s)
SAS, ASCII, CSV
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