vital statistics

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Summary: Used for general articles concerning statistics of births, deaths, marriages, etc.

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  1. ncbi United States life tables, 2002
    Elizabeth Arias
    Division of Vital Statistics, U S Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health, Statistics Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 53:1-38. 2004
  2. pmc Assessing record linkage between health care and Vital Statistics databases using deterministic methods
    Bing Li
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:48. 2006
  3. ncbi Annual summary of vital statistics: 2010-2011
    Brady E Hamilton
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 131:548-58. 2013
  4. pmc Health and demographic surveillance systems: a step towards full civil registration and vital statistics system in sub-Sahara Africa?
    Yazoume Ye
    ICF International, 11785 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:741. 2012
  5. pmc Sample registration of vital events with verbal autopsy: a renewed commitment to measuring and monitoring vital statistics
    Philip W Setel
    Department of Epidemiology and MEASURE Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:611-7. 2005
  6. ncbi Review of the performance of methods to identify diabetes cases among vital statistics, administrative, and survey data
    Sharon H Saydah
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:507-16. 2004
  7. ncbi Civil registration systems and vital statistics: successes and missed opportunities
    Prasanta Mahapatra
    Institute of Health Systems, Hyderabad, India
    Lancet 370:1653-63. 2007
  8. ncbi Annual summary of vital statistics: 2007
    Melonie Heron
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 125:4-15. 2010
  9. pmc Exposing misclassified HIV/AIDS deaths in South Africa
    Jeanette Kurian Birnbaum
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 5th Avenue Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 89:278-85. 2011
  10. ncbi Annual summary of vital statistics: 2000
    D L Hoyert
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 108:1241-55. 2001

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  1. ncbi United States life tables, 2002
    Elizabeth Arias
    Division of Vital Statistics, U S Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health, Statistics Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 53:1-38. 2004
    ..Life expectancy increased by 0.2 years for black males (from 68.6 to 68.8). It increased by 0.1 year for white males (from 75.0 to 75.1), for white females (from 80.2 to 80.3), and for black females (from 75.5 to 75.6)...
  2. pmc Assessing record linkage between health care and Vital Statistics databases using deterministic methods
    Bing Li
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:48. 2006
    We assessed the linkage and correct linkage rate using deterministic record linkage among three commonly used Canadian databases, namely, the population registry, hospital discharge data and Vital Statistics registry.
  3. ncbi Annual summary of vital statistics: 2010-2011
    Brady E Hamilton
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 131:548-58. 2013
    ..Unintentional injuries and homicide were the first and second leading causes of death, respectively, in this age group. These 2 causes of death jointly accounted for 47.0% of all deaths of children and adolescents in 2011...
  4. pmc Health and demographic surveillance systems: a step towards full civil registration and vital statistics system in sub-Sahara Africa?
    Yazoume Ye
    ICF International, 11785 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:741. 2012
    ..in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), there is a lack of effective and comprehensive national civil registration and vital statistics system...
  5. pmc Sample registration of vital events with verbal autopsy: a renewed commitment to measuring and monitoring vital statistics
    Philip W Setel
    Department of Epidemiology and MEASURE Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:611-7. 2005
    ..If the global community wishes to have mortality measurements 5 or 10 years hence, the foundation stones of SVR must be laid today...
  6. ncbi Review of the performance of methods to identify diabetes cases among vital statistics, administrative, and survey data
    Sharon H Saydah
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:507-16. 2004
    ..The ability to identify prevalent cases of diagnosed diabetes is crucial to monitoring preventative care practices and health outcomes among persons with diagnosed diabetes...
  7. ncbi Civil registration systems and vital statistics: successes and missed opportunities
    Prasanta Mahapatra
    Institute of Health Systems, Hyderabad, India
    Lancet 370:1653-63. 2007
    b>Vital statistics generated through civil registration systems are the major source of continuous monitoring of births and deaths over time. The usefulness of vital statistics depends on their quality...
  8. ncbi Annual summary of vital statistics: 2007
    Melonie Heron
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 125:4-15. 2010
    ..5% between 2006 and 2007. Unintentional injuries and homicide were the first and second leading causes of death, respectively, accounting for 53.7% of all deaths to children and adolescents in 2007...
  9. pmc Exposing misclassified HIV/AIDS deaths in South Africa
    Jeanette Kurian Birnbaum
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 5th Avenue Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 89:278-85. 2011
    ..To quantify the deaths from human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) that are misattributed to other causes in South Africa's death registration data and to adjust for this bias...
  10. ncbi Annual summary of vital statistics: 2000
    D L Hoyert
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 108:1241-55. 2001
    ..A large proportion of childhood deaths, however, continue to occur as a result of preventable injuries...
  11. pmc Annual summary of vital statistics: 2009
    Kenneth D Kochanek
    Division of Vital Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 129:338-48. 2012
    ..5% between 2008 and 2009. Unintentional injuries and homicide, the first and second leading causes of death jointly accounted for 48.6% of all deaths to children and adolescents in 2009...
  12. ncbi Validation study of cause of death statistics in Cape Town, South Africa, found poor agreement
    Elsie H Burger
    Division of Forensic Medicine, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:309-16. 2012
    ..The validity of the underlying cause of death on death notification forms was assessed by comparing it to the underlying cause determined independently from medical records...
  13. pmc Evaluating national cause-of-death statistics: principles and application to the case of China
    Chalapati Rao
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 83:618-25. 2005
    ..This framework of criteria-based evaluation is recommended for the evaluation of national mortality data in developing countries to determine their utility and to guide efforts to improve their value for guiding policy...
  14. ncbi Interim measures for meeting needs for health sector data: births, deaths, and causes of death
    Kenneth Hill
    Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Cambridg, MA, USA
    Lancet 370:1726-35. 2007
    ..International organisations, national governments, and academia all have responsibilities in ensuring that data continue to be collected and that methods continue to be improved...
  15. ncbi Seasonality of births and childhood inflammatory bowel disease
    Miroslav Mikulecky
    1st Medical Clinic, Teaching Hospital, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:554-7. 2005
    ..Does this also apply to another autoimmune disorder - inflammatory bowel disease - in Slovakia?..
  16. ncbi [Quality analysis of Brazilian vital statistics: the experience of implementing the SIM and SINASC systems]
    Maria Helena Prado de Mello Jorge
    Faculdade de Saude Publica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
    Cien Saude Colet 12:643-54. 2007
    ..Their positive and negative aspects are analyzed through quantitative and qualitative evaluations. Steadily improving, they are expected to attain full coverage and adequate quality in the near future...
  17. ncbi Multiple forces working in unison: the case of rapid improvement of vital statistics in South Africa post-1996
    Sulaiman Bah
    College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
    World Health Popul 11:50-9. 2009
    ..of about five years, from 1997 to 2002, South Africa remarkably improved the coverage and production of its vital statistics. This period witnessed the entrance of South Africa into the select league of countries that publish ..
  18. ncbi Vital considerations for the use of vital statistics in obstetrical research
    Alison G Cahill
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:909-10. 2006
  19. ncbi The quality of vital statistics for studying perinatal health: the Spanish case
    Sol Juárez
    Centre for Economic Demography, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:310-5. 2012
    ..Therefore, to perform a validation study and describe the variables associated with misreporting is essential to improve the quality of birth certificates...
  20. ncbi Annual summary of vital statistics--2001
    Marian F MacDorman
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 110:1037-52. 2002
    ..Among unintentional injuries to children, two-thirds were motor vehicle-related; among homicides, two-thirds were firearm-related...
  21. ncbi From the emergency department to vital statistics: cause of death uncertain
    Carla C Keirns
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:768-75. 2008
    b>Vital statistics are widely used to evaluate trends in health and illness, inform policy, and allocate resources among health priorities...
  22. ncbi Population-level impact of osteoporotic fractures on mortality and trends over time: a nationwide analysis of vital statistics for France, 1968-2004
    Nelly Ziade
    Research unit APEMAC, EA 4360, Nancy Universite, Universite Paris Descartes, Université Metz Paul Verlaine, Paris, France
    Am J Epidemiol 172:942-51. 2010
    ..Despite a 50% decline, osteoporotic fractures still have a significant impact on mortality. The pattern of the death process has changed, with an increased role for comorbidities...
  23. ncbi Annual summary of vital statistics: 2008
    T J Mathews
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Rd, Room 7318, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 127:146-57. 2011
    ..This annual article is a long-standing feature in Pediatrics and provides a summary of the most current vital statistics data for the United States...
  24. ncbi The use of United States vital statistics in perinatal and obstetric research
    Kenneth C Schoendorf
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, Infant, Child, and Women s Health Statistics Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:911-5. 2006
    b>Vital statistics data have been used to track maternal and child health in the United States since the early 1900s...
  25. ncbi Annual summary of vital statistics: 2005
    Brady E Hamilton
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Rd, Room 7416, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 119:345-60. 2007
    ..The death rates increased for intentional self-harm (suicide), whereas rates for other causes did not change significantly for children. A large proportion of childhood deaths continue to occur as a result of preventable injuries...
  26. ncbi United States vital statistics and the measurement of gestational age
    Joyce A Martin
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:13-21. 2007
    ..Changes in perinatal medicine and in vital statistics reporting in recent years may have importantly altered gestational age data based on vital statistics...
  27. ncbi Annual summary of vital statistics: 2006
    Joyce A Martin
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Rd, Room 7415, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA E mail
    Pediatrics 121:788-801. 2008
    ..A large proportion of childhood deaths, however, continue to occur as a result of preventable injuries...
  28. pmc Effect of maternal age and fertility treatment on the increase in multiple births in Japan: vital statistics, 1974-2009
    Syuichi Ooki
    Department of Health Science, Ishikawa Prefectural Nursing University, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Epidemiol 21:507-11. 2011
    ..The present study used vital-statistics data to estimate the effect of maternal age and fertility treatment on the number and rate of multiple live births in Japan from 1974 through 2009...
  29. ncbi Annual summary of vital statistics--2003
    Joyce A Martin
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Rd, Room 7330, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 115:619-34. 2005
    ..Rates for unintentional injuries and homicide did not change significantly for children aged 1 to 19 years. A large proportion of childhood deaths continues to occur as a result of preventable injuries...
  30. ncbi Annual summary of vital statistics: 2004
    Donna L Hoyert
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 117:168-83. 2006
    ..A large proportion of childhood deaths, however, continue to occur as a result of preventable injuries...
  31. pmc Using historical vital statistics to predict the distribution of under-five mortality by cause
    Chalapati Rao
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Qld, Australia
    Clin Med Res 9:66-74. 2011
    ..This paper presents a predictive cause of death model for under-five mortality based on historical vital statistics and discusses the utility of the model in generating information that could accelerate progress towards MDG 4.
  32. ncbi The way forward
    Carla AbouZahr
    Health Metrics Network, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1791-9. 2007
    ..have national civil registration systems that record these events and generate regular, frequent, and timely vital statistics. By contrast, these statistics are not available in many low-income and lower-middle-income countries, even ..
  33. ncbi Measuring homicide in Russia: a comparison of estimates from the crime and vital statistics reporting systems
    William Alex Pridemore
    Department of Sociology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:1343-54. 2003
    ..of homicide estimates in Russia, crime data from the Ministry of the Interior and mortality data from the vital statistics registration system. These estimates are compared annually and by administrative region...
  34. ncbi Coronary heart disease mortality among men aged 35-44 years by prefecture in Japan in 1995-1999 compared with that among white men aged 35-44 by state in the United States in 1995-1998: vital statistics data in recent birth cohort
    A Sekikawa
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Jpn Circ J 65:887-92. 2001
    ....
  35. ncbi [Trends in mortality due to the main causes of death in Umbria (Italy), 1994-2004]
    Antonio Canosa
    Registro Nominativo delle Cause di Morte della Regione dell Umbria
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 62:463-74. 2006
    ..These results have provided important information regarding healthcare in the Umbria region...
  36. ncbi Expanded health data from the new birth certificate, 2005
    Fay Menacker
    Division of Vital Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 56:1-24. 2008
    ..S. Standard Certificate of Live Birth; however, many of the specific checkbox items were modified, or are new to the 2003 certificate. Data on selected new checkbox items are presented in this report...
  37. ncbi Rhode Island Child Death Review key findings: 2000-2002 deaths
    Elizabeth A Laposata
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Brown Medical School, USA
    Med Health R I 88:321-2. 2005
  38. ncbi Life expectancy in the Inuit-inhabited areas of Canada, 1989 to 2003
    Russell Wilkins
    Health Information and Research Division at Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 19:7-19. 2008
    ..Instead, a geographic-based approach was used to estimate life expectancy for the entire population of Inuit-inhabited areas...
  39. ncbi Deaths: final data for 2004
    Arialdi M Minino
    U S Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vital Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 55:1-119. 2007
    ..Previous reports presented preliminary mortality data for 2004 and summarized key findings in the final data for 2004...
  40. ncbi Deaths: leading causes for 2004
    Melonie Heron
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 56:1-95. 2007
    ..Leading causes of infant, neonatal, and postneonatal death are also presented. This report supplements the annual report of final mortality statistics...
  41. ncbi Trends in infant mortality in Austria between 1984 and 2002
    Thomas Waldhor
    Department of Epidemiology, Center of Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:548-53. 2005
    ..It remains a challenge for health politicians, physicians and society at large to reduce the prevalence of well-known risk factors such as alcohol abuse, heavy overweight and smoking during pregnancy...
  42. ncbi Gestational age estimation on United States livebirth certificates: a historical overview
    Megan L Wier
    Sequoia Foundation, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:4-12. 2007
    ..We discuss the strengths and weaknesses of these measures, potential research implications and challenges accompanying the transition to the obstetric estimate...
  43. ncbi Trend analysis of the sex ratio at birth in the United States
    T J Mathews
    Division of Vital Statistic, USA
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 53:1-17. 2005
    ..This report presents total sex ratios at birth from 1940 to 2002, for race starting in 1970, for Hispanic origin groups starting in 1989, for live birth order starting in 1943, and for age of mother for the full time period...
  44. ncbi Trends and regional variations in infant mortality rates in Japan, 1973-1998
    M S Laskar
    Department of Hygiene, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minamikogushi, Ube 755 8505, Japan
    Public Health 119:659-63. 2005
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate the trends and regional variations in infant mortality rates in Japan...
  45. ncbi Using birth defects registry data to evaluate infant and childhood mortality associated with birth defects: an alternative to traditional mortality assessment using underlying cause of death statistics
    Glenn E Copeland
    Michigan Birth Defects Registry, Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, Michigan 48913, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:792-7. 2007
    ....
  46. ncbi Deaths: final data for 2002
    Kenneth D Kochanek
    U S Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Vital Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 53:1-115. 2004
    ..Trends and patterns in general mortality, life expectancy, and infant and maternal mortality are also described. A previous report presented preliminary mortality data for 2002...
  47. ncbi Births to 10-14 year-old mothers, 1990-2002: trends and health outcomes
    Fay Menacker
    U S Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Vital Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 53:1-18. 2004
    ..This report presents the number and rate of U.S. births for 10-14 year olds, for 1990-2002 by race and Hispanic origin and by State. Pregnancy risk factors and outcomes by selected maternal and infant characteristics are shown...
  48. pmc Joint effect of cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption on mortality
    Wang Hong Xu
    Department of Epidemiology, Cancer Institute of Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai Cancer Institute, Shanghai 200032, People s Republic of China
    Prev Med 45:313-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the joint effect of cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption on mortality...
  49. pmc Macroeconomic fluctuations and mortality in postwar Japan
    José A Tapia Granados
    University of Michigan School of Social Work and Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, 1111 East Catherine Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0913, USA
    Demography 45:323-43. 2008
    ..Deaths attributed to other causes, making up about half of total deaths, don't show a clearly defined relationship with the fluctuations of the economy...
  50. ncbi Foreign-born emigration: a new approach and estimates based on matched CPS files
    Jennifer Van Hook
    Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Demography 43:361-82. 2006
    ..Although somewhat constrained by sample size, we also generate estimates by age, sex, region of birth, and duration of residence in the United States...
  51. ncbi United States life tables, 2003
    Elizabeth Arias
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Vital Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 54:1-40. 2006
    ..5 years (from 75.6 to 76.1). Life expectancy increased by 0.2 years for black males (from 68.8 to 69.0), white males (from 75.1 to 75.3), and for white females (from 80.3 to 80.5)...
  52. ncbi Maternal mortality in the Greater Accra region in Ghana: assessing completeness of registration and data quality
    Afisah Yakubu Zakariah
    Unité Santé Reproductive et Epidémiologie Périnatale, Ecole de Santé Publique, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1436-41. 2006
    ..To assess the completeness of registration of maternal mortality by comparing various data sources and to review the quality of information pertaining to individual cases...
  53. ncbi Increasing life expectancy in Germany: quantitative contributions from changes in age- and disease-specific mortality
    Jochen Klenk
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 17:587-92. 2007
    ..Between 1962 and 2002 the average life expectancy in Germany has increased from 67.1 years to 75.6 years in men and from 72.7 years to 81.3 in women...
  54. ncbi Twenty-year trends in fatal injuries to very young children: the persistence of racial disparities
    Joyce C Pressley
    Departments of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, Room 1712, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e875-84. 2007
    ..This study examined all-cause, unintentional, and intentional injury-related mortality in children who were aged 0 to 4 years for evidence of and to quantify racial disparities by injury mechanism...
  55. ncbi Estimating the causes of 4 million neonatal deaths in the year 2000
    Joy E Lawn
    Saving Newborn Lives Save the Children USA, 11 South Way, Pinelands, Cape Town 7405, South Africa
    Int J Epidemiol 35:706-18. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi Persistent socioeconomic disparities in infant, neonatal, and postneonatal mortality rates in the United States, 1969-2001
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers La, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e928-39. 2007
    ..This study examines changing patterns of inequalities in US infant, neonatal, and postneonatal mortality rates between 1969 and 2001 by area deprivation and maternal education...
  57. ncbi Population-based analysis of meningococcal disease mortality in the United States: 1990-2002
    Akbar Sharip
    Bioterrorism Preparedness Unit, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:191-4. 2006
    ..Neisseria meningitidis is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis and septicemia in the United States. Approximately 10-15% of meningococcal patients died despite antimicrobial therapies...
  58. ncbi Deaths: injuries, 2002
    Arialdi M Minino
    Division of Statistics, USA
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 54:1-124. 2006
    ..This report supplements the annual report of final mortality statistics...
  59. ncbi Changes in the timing of SIDS deaths in 1989 and 1999: indirect evidence of low homicide prevalence among reported cases
    Harold A Pollack
    University of Chicago School of Social Science Administration, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:2-13. 2006
    ..This paper uses United States vital statistics microdata to explore these questions...
  60. ncbi Expanded health data from the new birth certificate, 2004
    Joyce A Martin
    Division of Vital Statistics, U S Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 55:1-22. 2007
    ..These items are included on both the 1989 and the 2003 U.S. Standard Certificate of Live Birth; however, many of the specific checkboxes were modified, or are new to the 2003 certificate. The new checkboxes are the focus of this report...
  61. ncbi Infant mortality statistics from the 2004 period linked birth/infant death data set
    T J Mathews
    Division of Vital Statistics, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 55:1-32. 2007
    ..The linked file differs from the mortality file, which is based entirely on death certificate data...
  62. ncbi Congenital anomalies are poorly ascertained in US vital statistics
    Russell S Kirby
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:114; author reply 114. 2007
  63. pmc Querying of death certificates in the United States
    Donna L Hoyert
    Mortality Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:288-93. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the querying efforts in the United States used to clarify such records...
  64. ncbi Irish neonatal mortality statistics for 2000
    A Waters
    Ir J Med Sci 172:154. 2003
  65. ncbi Demography and causes of death among the Huli in the Tari Basin
    Deborah Lehmann
    Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, WA, Australia
    P N G Med J 45:51-62. 2002
    ..If restored, the Tari Research Unit could continue to play a key role in assisting the Department of Health in making decisions on appropriate interventions to improve the quality of life of Papua New Guineans...
  66. ncbi State of South Dakota's child: 2000
    A L Wilson
    School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, USA
    S D J Med 54:15-22. 2001
    ..The special topic of this year's report is brain development and the role of early experience. The state's new Bright Start program for pregnant women and their infants is described...
  67. ncbi [Medical birth registry--an essential resource in perinatal medical research]
    Lorentz M Irgens
    Medisinsk fødselsregister Locus for registerepidemiologi Universitetet i Bergen Armauer Hansens hus Haukeland universitetssykehus 5021 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:2546-9. 2002
    ....
  68. ncbi [From code culture to vital knowledge]
    Camilla Stoltenberg
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:2518. 2002
  69. ncbi Irish Neonatal Mortality statistics 2002
    E Finan
    Ir J Med Sci 174:65-6. 2005
  70. pmc Inadequacies of death certification in Beirut: who is responsible?
    Abla M Sibai
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Bull World Health Organ 80:555-61. 2002
    ..To assess the completeness of data on death certificates over the past 25 years in Beirut, Lebanon, and to examine factors associated with the absence of certifiers' signatures and the non-reporting of the underlying cause of death...
  71. ncbi Health condition of the inhabitants of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1999
    A Omanic
    Institute for Public Health of FB and H, Sarajevo, B and H
    Med Arh 55:19-22. 2001
    ..These data we compared with those from 1991 and noticed that are not recorded great deviations...
  72. ncbi A primer and comparative review of major US mortality databases
    Diane C Cowper
    Veterans Affairs Information Resource Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Service Research and Development Service Resource Center at the Edward Hines, Jr, Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL 60141 5000, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:462-8. 2002
    ....
  73. ncbi Reproduction rates for 1990-2002 and intrinsic rates for 2000-2001: United States
    Brady E Hamilton
    U S Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Vital Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 52:1-12. 2004
    ..The revised rates for 1991-93 are based on populations consistent with the April 1, 2000, census, as are the rates for 1994-2002...
  74. ncbi The national fetal death file
    Joyce A Martin
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Semin Perinatol 26:3-11. 2002
    ..source of US data on fetal deaths of 20 gestational weeks or greater is available through the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS)...
  75. ncbi Highlights on the health status of the Polish population in 1999/2000
    Bogdan Wojtyniak
    National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw
    Przegl Epidemiol 56:179-92. 2002
    ..Mental health problems are the growing issue. It has been stressed that the pace of progress is far too slow to achieve the level of health indicators in EU countries in the not too distant future...
  76. ncbi Premature mortality in health regions with high aboriginal populations
    Yvon E Allard
    Health Rep 15:51-60. 2004
    ..Potential years of life lost (PYLL) before age 75 in health regions with a relatively high proportion of Aboriginal residents is compared, by cause of death, with all other health regions...
  77. ncbi Socioeconomic factors associated with suicide in elderly populations in British Columbia: an 11-year review
    M O Agbayewa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can J Psychiatry 43:829-36. 1998
    ..We report the findings of an ecological study of old-age suicide in British Columbia over an 11-year period...
  78. ncbi Sexual and reproductive health of persons aged 10-24 years - United States, 2002-2007
    Lorrie Gavin
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 58:1-58. 2009
    ..Data were compiled from the National Vital Statistics System and multiple surveys and surveillance systems that monitor sexual and reproductive health outcomes ..
  79. ncbi Surveillance of prescription drug-related mortality using death certificate data
    Diane K Wysowski
    Division of Drug Risk Evaluation, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland 20993, USA
    Drug Saf 30:533-40. 2007
    ..The prescription drugs or drug classes that are most frequently associated with death in the US might be identifiable from death certificate data...
  80. ncbi Annual summary of vital statistics--2002
    Elizabeth Arias
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1215-30. 2003
    ..Cancer and suicide levels did not change for children ages 1 to 19. A large proportion of childhood deaths continue to occur as a result of preventable injuries...
  81. pmc Discrepancies between published data on racial classification and self-reported race: evidence from the 2002 North Carolina live birth records
    Paul A Buescher
    State Center for Health Statistics, North Carolina Division of Public Health, Raleigh, NC 27699 1908, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:393-8. 2005
    ..We also determined to what extent differences in the classification of race affect measures of racial disparity in maternal and child health indicators...
  82. ncbi [Tuberculosis and its control--lessons from the past and future prospect]
    Tadao Shimao
    Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo
    Kekkaku 80:481-9. 2005
    ..discovery of tubercle bacilli on March 24, 1882, and the numbers of death from phthisis were collected in the vital statistics from the latter half of 1883 in Japan...
  83. ncbi Fatal injuries among children by race and ethnicity--United States, 1999-2002
    Stephanie J Bernard
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 56:1-16. 2007
    ..The effects of age on the difference in rates between white and minority children and the mechanisms of injury that contribute most to that difference have not been previously reported...
  84. ncbi Population-based study of chronic lung disease in very low birth weight infants in North Carolina in 1994 with comparisons with 1984. The North Carolina Neonatologists Association
    T E Young
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Area Health Education Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27610, USA
    Pediatrics 104:e17. 1999
    ..To assess the pulmonary outcomes of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants in North Carolina in 1994 and to compare rates of survival and chronic lung disease (CLD) between 1994 and 1984 (see reference 2)...
  85. ncbi Cesarean section on request at 39 weeks: impact on shoulder dystocia, fetal trauma, neonatal encephalopathy, and intrauterine fetal demise
    Gary D V Hankins
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Semin Perinatol 30:276-87. 2006
    ..According to the National Vital Statistics Reports, over 70% of deliveries in the U.S. annually are at gestational ages>or=39 weeks EGA...
  86. ncbi Tobacco use among South Dakotans
    COLLEEN WINTER
    South Dakota Department of Health, USA
    S D Med . 2009
    ..the South Dakota Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS), the South Dakota Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), South Dakota Vital Statistics and the South Dakota Perinatal Health Risk Assessment Survey are the primary instruments used to measure ..
  87. ncbi Cancer mortality in the United States by education level and race
    Jessica D Albano
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1384-94. 2007
    ..We examined relationships among race, education level, and mortality from cancers of the lung, breast, prostate, colon and rectum, and all sites combined in contemporary US vital statistics.
  88. ncbi National surveillance for asthma--United States, 1980-2004
    Jeanne E Moorman
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 56:1-54. 2007
    ....
  89. ncbi Excess incidence of ALS in young Gulf War veterans
    Robert W Haley
    Epidemiology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8874, USA
    Neurology 61:750-6. 2003
    ..Reported cases of ALS in young veterans of the 1991 Gulf War have suggested excess incidence...
  90. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of screening for hepatopulmonary syndrome in liver transplant candidates
    D Neil Roberts
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Liver Transpl 13:206-14. 2007
    ..Transition probabilities were obtained from published data available through Medline and U.S. vital statistics. Costs represented Medicare reimbursement data at our institution...
  91. ncbi [Self-perception of cancer patients on the relationship existing between their nutritional status, their feeding status, and their illness]
    C Gómez Candela
    Unidad de Nutrición Clínica y Dietética, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 23:477-86. 2008
    ..Thus, it is paramount to know the patients' opinion of these issues...
  92. ncbi Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease surveillance--United States, 1971-2000
    David M Mannino
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop E 17, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Respir Care 47:1184-99. 2002
    ..This surveillance summary reports trends in different measures of COPD during 1971-2000...
  93. ncbi Comparing impact and cost-effectiveness of primary prevention strategies for lipid-lowering
    Mark J Pletcher
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94107, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:243-54. 2009
    ..Lipid-lowering therapy is costly but effective at reducing coronary heart disease (CHD) risk...
  94. ncbi Effects of different data-editing methods on trends in race-specific preterm delivery rates, United States, 1990-2002
    Cheng Qin
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:41-9. 2007
    In recent years, national vital statistics data indicate that the US preterm delivery rate has decreased among African Americans and increased among whites...
  95. ncbi The situation with cancer control in Vietnam
    Pham Thi Hoang Anh
    National Cancer Institute, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 32:S92-7. 2002
    ..The reason is partly explained by a shortage of treatment facilities and poor quality of health and vital statistics. The leading cancers in the country are lung, liver, stomach, colon-rectum and nasopharynx in males and ..
  96. ncbi Readmission for neonatal jaundice in California, 1991-2000: trends and implications
    Anthony E Burgos
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e864-9. 2008
    ..We sought to describe population-based trends, potential risk factors, and hospital costs of readmission for jaundice for term and late preterm infants...
  97. ncbi Opioid analgesics and rates of fatal drug poisoning in the United States
    Leonard J Paulozzi
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:506-11. 2006
    ..To determine whether the variability in rate of sale of prescription opioid analgesics is related to the variability in rates of drug poisoning mortality among states in the United States in 2002...
  98. ncbi A perspective in epidemiology of suicide in Japan
    Takehiko Yamamura
    Hyogo College of Medicine, Department of Legal Medicine, Hyogo, Nishinomiya, Japan
    Vojnosanit Pregl 63:575-83. 2006
    According to the information about deaths from any causes, provided by the vital statistics based on the WHO Member Countries mortality and morbidity, suicide rate in Japan has been ranking high among the causes of death...
  99. ncbi Black/white differences in very low birth weight neonatal mortality rates among New York City hospitals
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1077, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e407-15. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether differences in the hospitals at which black and white infants are born contribute to black/white disparities in very low birth weight neonatal mortality rates in New York City...
  100. ncbi [Age, period and birth-cohort effects on marriage rates in Japanese women between 1985 and 2005, and comparison of trends of effects between marriage and birth rates]
    Hiroyuki Uchida
    Department of Clinical Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Division of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science, Josai University
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 55:440-8. 2008
    ..In addition, the relationships of the trends of age-, period-, and cohort-specific effects between marriage and birth were analyzed...
  101. ncbi Population-based survival from cancers of breast, cervix and ovary in women in Mumbai, India
    Balkrishna Bhika Yeole
    Cancer Registry, Indian Cancer Society, Mumbai 400 012 India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 5:308-15. 2004
    ..The authors here report and discuss the population-based survival for these cancers in Mumbai, India...

Research Grants64

  1. PROJECTED HEAT WAVE MAGNITUDES AND PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACTS
    Helene G Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and readily available secondary morbidity/mortality data (emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and vital statistics death certificate data) and risk factor data (e.g...
  2. Predictors of Prenatal Care Providers Counseling Women on Tobacco Use/Exposure
    BETH LEONG PINELES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Vital statistics information will be used to compute the rate of maternal smoking in the provider's county, and along ..
  3. Maryland Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System: population-based surveillan
    Diana Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..CMCH works closely with the Vital Statistics Administration to implement the Maryland PRAMS project...
  4. Gut Circadian Clock and Melatonin Dynamics Following Major Thermal Injury
    Walid M Al Ghoul; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..sepsis cost range from 33,865 septicemia-related deaths in the year 2002 in the United States alone (National Vital Statistics Reports, 2005) or 18 million cases worldwide at a monitory cost of $17 billion/year as an ICU sepsis patient ..
  5. The North Carolina Cleft Outcomes Study
    Ronald P Strauss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..data sources: the North Carolina birth defects registry, early intervention data, state-wide education data, vital statistics, health services, Medicaid enrollment records and paid claims, and clinically relevant information...
  6. Genes, environmental exposures, and hypospadias
    Suzan L Carmichael; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..collected as part of routine newborn screening;and 4) maternal and newborn descriptive characteristics from vital statistics. Thus, a critical strength of this proposal is that it will utilize epidemiologic data that were collected ..
  7. Age Specific Net Migration Estimates for US Counties, 2000-2010
    RICHELLE L WINKLER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Because the estimates will be produced using a vital statistics version of the forward cohort residual method based on enumerations from Census 2000 and 2010 and birth and ..
  8. Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Morbidity and Mortality in NYC
    Tiffany Harris; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Data sources will include vital statistics mortality data, medical examiner case investigation files, American Red Cross interview data, emergency ..
  9. New Jersey Pregnancy Risks Assessment and Monitoring System (PRAMS)- a surveillan
    INGRID MORTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Significance - PRAMS data continues to fill the information gaps between vital statistics data and maternal and infant outcomes to improve programs, services and policies for mothers and newborns...
  10. County Trauma Systems and Outcomes Disparities
    David E Clark; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Setting and Participants: Census and sample data from injured Americans, as recorded in National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), National Automotive Sampling System (NASS), and ..
  11. Research Study to Assess the Risk of Blood Borne Transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jako
    Roger Dodd; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to final disposition;3) maintain and enhance collaborative relations with final disposition sites and collect vital statistics information from pre-existing records about recipients of CJD blood components;4) maintain study information ..
  12. A Comparison of Methadone Treatment Systems in California and British Columbia
    Bohdan Nosyk; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..treatment and other health resource utilization, arrests and other criminal justice system involvement, and vital statistics. With two disparate treatment and criminal justice systems being modeled using population-level ..
  13. Improvements in Health Outcomes form Health Insurance Coverage
    BRADLEY JAMES HERRING; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..National Health Interview Survey, and infant mortality and access to prenatal care will be examined using the Vital Statistics Natality data...
  14. Mexican-origin Teen Moms, Their Infants, and Mother Figures: Health &Development
    Adriana J Umaña-Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Mexican origin have the highest national birthrate, and it is over twice the overall national rate (National Vital Statistics Report, 2005)...
  15. Disparities in Pediatric Trauma Outcomes: Context, Access and Quality of Care
    Nancy Ewen Wang; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We will use 1990-2006 California Vital Statistics death certificate data, and California Office of Statewide Planning and Development Patient Discharge ..
  16. Tracking Air Pollutants and Newborn Health in Houston, Texas
    Elaine Symanski; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..in the area, it will rely upon an efficient and cost-effective study design that will use existing vital statistics and air monitoring data...
  17. Exploring the Import of Health-Related Residential Mobility to Local Area Studies
    ARLINE GERONIMUS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..we conducted for 1980 and1990 using standard demographic statistical techniques applied to census and vital statistics data...
  18. Explaining Black-White Differences in Avoidable Mortality, 1980-2005
    James Macinko; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The strengths of the study include the use of multiple data sources (vital statistics and census data;state- level policies, health resources, and socio-demographic characteristics;and National ..
  19. Development of a Health Policy Tool for Prioritizing Health Disparities Targets
    ANDREW SOLL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will test the validity of our projections with known life expectancy estimates from US Vital Statistics data...
  20. Improving Data & Enhancing Access - (IDEA)
    VICTORIA ANN WARREN MEARS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..racial misclassification of AI/AN;these datasets will include hospital discharge systems, trauma registries, vital statistics, STD/HIV systems, and cancer registries;(2) Provide reliable local-level estimates of disease burden to ..
  21. Advancing Infrastructure to Study the Impact of Diabetes Prevention Activities in
    ELSIE JOAN FREEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in the development of standardized metrics and procedures for analysis of Medicaid, Medicare, vital statistics, and clinical data;and process data on the challenges to implementing these models...
  22. Combined hormone replacement therapy use in relation to breast cancer mortality.
    Noel S Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in Saskatchewan, Canada by linking several provincial-level data files, including the population registry, vital statistics registry, Saskatchewan Cancer Registry, Prescription Drug Plan, hospital services, physician services, and ..
  23. Family Dynamics, Fertility, and Investments in Children Across Generations
    Narayan Sastry; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for all births that occur between waves and will allow us to obtain linked birth records from state vital statistics databases that provide gold- standard information on birth outcomes...
  24. ADMINISTRATIVE CORE
    ROBERT M HAUSER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..graduates and siblings (Project 2);match WLS records for graduates and siblings born in Wisconsin to state vital statistics records;link records of WLS graduates, siblings, and parents to additional years (post-2006) of the National ..
  25. Visual Impairment, Treatment and Effects on the Elderly
    Frank Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and control functions) to analyze national, longitudinal data bases: Medicare 5% claims data merged with vital statistics information from 1991-2010 (anticipated);Health and Retirement Survey data on Medicare beneficiaries merged ..
  26. FLORIDA FIREFIGHTER CANCER INCIDENCE AND MORTALITY
    Lora Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Mortality information will be obtained by linking the firefighter database with the Florida Vital Statistics database...
  27. Season of Birth and Later Outcomes: Old Questions, New Answers
    DANIEL contact HUNGERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..First, this project will use Vital Statistics and census data to document changes in the characteristics of the average woman giving birth throughout the ..
  28. Prognostic Significance of Insufficient ADL Help on Health Outcomes/Utilization
    Laura P Sands; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Health outcomes and health care utilization patterns will be determined from linked Medicare claims and vital statistics data...
  29. Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in Multiple Pregnancy
    Barbara Luke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The objective of the study proposed in this application is to fill this knowledge gap by using national vital statistics data to formulate plurality-specific morbidity and mortality risks by maternal age, race, and parity...
  30. Measuring Marriage &Divorce at the County Level
    Wendy D Manning; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): Even though marriage and divorce in the United States has been shifting, the vital statistics data infrastructure to accumulate and distribute marriage and divorce data has not kept pace...
  31. Improving Estimation of the Infant Mortality Rate
    Steven J Haider; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Using Vital Statistics (VS) cohort linked birth/infant death files, birth files, and fetal eath files, we will pursue two specific ..
  32. QUALITY OF MORTALITY DATA FOR INJURY CONTROL PROGRAMS
    Steven MacDonald; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..rural counties and "in-migration" to urban counties, in order to develop methods for adjustment of published vital statistics reports...
  33. NIEHS SUPPORT OF THE AHS COHORT STUDY AT NCI
    Charles Knott; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..achieve at least a 75 percent participation rate;12) linking the AHS cohort to the State Cancer Registry and Vital Statistics Office mortality file and the National Death Index to determine cancer incidence and mortality from all ..
  34. APPLIED REGIONALIZATION OF EMERGENCY CARE
    Charles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..To study the trauma care offered to severely injured individuals, hospital discharge, vital statistics, census, and health facilities data from 1995 and 1996 will be used in applying the new model in 12 States...
  35. Intra-Urban Health Assessed by Remote-Sensing and GIS
    John Weeks; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..local (neighborhood) measures of health by combining spatially referenced census data, survey data, and vital statistics into a geographic information system (GIS) for metropolitan Accra; (2) to derive local (neighborhood) ..
  36. DEATH RATES AND DEATH DATA FOR ASIAN AMERICAN ELDERLY
    Diane Lauderdale; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Death rates, routinely constructed by combining vital statistics and census data, are much lower for the race category "Asian or Pacific Islander (API)" than those for any ..
  37. Advanced Reproductive Technology and Infant Health
    Marianne Bitler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..on the number of births, maternal age at birth, and the incidence of multiple births, using both the NSFG and Vital Statistics birth certificate data; and (3) analyze the impacts of state-mandated insurance coverage of infertility ..
  38. Visual Impairment, Treatment and Effects on the Elderly
    Frank Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..National, longitudinal data bases to be used include: Medicare 5% claims data merged with vital statistics information from 1991-2010;Health and Retirement Survey data on Medicare beneficiaries merged with Medicare ..
  39. Race, Ethnicity and Quality of Health Care for Newborns
    Laurence Baker; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..of high quality hospitals by newborns, particularly LBW and VLBW newborns, using secondary datasets that link vital statistics and hospital discharge data for all births in 7 states over most of the 1990s...
  40. RACIAL AND NEIGHBORHOOD DISPARITIES IN INFANT HEALTH
    Irma Elo; Fiscal Year: 2002
    In this project, we construct a unique data set for Philadelphia, which merges information from vital statistics records with Medicaid claims records and individual-level data from publicly funded health centers...
  41. MORTALITY BY RACE AMONG LOW BIRTH WEIGHT INFANTS
    Robert Michielutte; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..These data will be merged with computerized information from the North Carolina vital statistics birth/fetal death and birth/infant death files, and with data from the prevention of prematurity program ..
  42. Immigration and Changes in U.S. Fertility
    CALVIN SWICEGOOD; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..alternative estimation approaches, and we will gauge the adequacy of the approaches and (in those cases where vital statistics allow it) by comparing more aggregated measures to those based on vital statistics data...
  43. CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF CHILDREN BORN TO HIV INFECTED WOMEN
    Barbara Turner; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Data sources for this cohort include Medicaid claims-based research files and vital statistics records...
  44. INFANT FEEDING METHOD AND MEDICAID SERVICE UTILIZATION
    AYLIN RIEDEL; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..This study will use the Medicaid claims of a group approximately 950 infants linked to Vital Statistics and WIC files containing information about these infants, their families and their households...
  45. A Cancer Study Among Female Veterans in Texas, 1979-2001
    Sally Vernon; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..served during the period 1946 to 1995 will be cross-linked using probabilistic linking techniques with Texas vital statistics (mortality study) and Texas Cancer Registry (incidence study)...
  46. Length of Postpartum Hospital Stays and the Health of Mothers and Their Newborns
    William Evans; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..hospitals in California between January 1, 1995 through the end of 2000, merged with the child's state vital statistics (birth and death) records...
  47. Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury
    Heather Keenan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..statewide public health resources including the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the State Center for Vital Statistics. The research component is a prospective, longitudinal study of a statewide population of children under age ..
  48. DEMOGRAPHIC IMPACT OF FAMILY PLANNING
    ELWOOD CARLSON; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The proposed research collects and evaluates survey and vital statistics data for regions in Bulgaria with and without special family planning clinics providing subsidized ..
  49. Predicting Pediatric Risk of Death After Hospitalization
    JOHN FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..hospital discharge data contained in the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Commission database, linked to vital statistics records...
  50. Florida Model for Oral Cancer Control, Phase I
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will use data from Florida's Cancer Data System and state vital statistics datasets to provide a detailed analysis of the incidence, mortality, survival, and stage distribution at time ..
  51. COMMUNITY ALCOHOL ABUSE/INJURY PREVENTION PROJECT
    William Waters; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Evaluation data to be collected consist of emergency room and police records, Vital Statistics, Medical Examiner's reports, hospital discharge data, and pre- and post-intervention surveys (of servers, ..
  52. Women's Perspective of Factors that Influence Induction of Labor
    JENNIFER ELAINE MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    According to the 2010 National Vital Statistics final report utilizing the U.S. Standard Certificates for Live Births, the rate of induction of labor (IO) has increased by 140% between 1990 (9.5%) and 2007 (22.8%) for all births...
  53. Medicaid cutbacks and clients with severe mental illness
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..mental health agency, the state Medicaid agency, the state police, the prison system, sheriffs, and the state vital statistics agency. Outcome measures will include psychiatric hospitalizations, arrests, and mortality...
  54. Marriage, Birth and Divorce After Terrorist Attack
    CATHERINE COHAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..C., and the surrounding counties and states using vital statistics data to examine spatial associations between the disaster and change in pre- and post-disaster rates...
  55. HEALTH SERVICES IMPACTS OF YOUTH ALCOHOL MEASURES
    David Levy; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Reporting System (FARS) data about all fatal highway crashes and their alcohol involvement, (2) national Vital Statistics data about all U.S...
  56. Impact of Financing on Outcomes of Methadone Maintenance
    Dennis Deck; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..eligibility files, Medicaid claims/encounter records, statewide arrest databases, quarterly wages, and vital statistics. Provider policies and practices (e.g...
  57. Missed Opportunities for Diagnosis of Child Maltreatment
    ELISABETH GUENTHER SKOKAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..databases will be probabilistically linked to the databases for the Division of Child and Family Services and Vital Statistics to provide a comprehensive assessment of the patterns of health care utilization by abused children prior to ..
  58. Use of Health and Social Services Following Work Injury
    Harry Shannon; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..BC), which includes Workers' Compensation Board (WCB), public insured health services, income assistance and vital statistics records, to investigate the use of health and social services for five years before and after an injury for ..
  59. Research in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: A History
    Henry Blackburn; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The prehistory of observations by "medical Marco Polos" of cultural differences in attack rates, and changing vital statistics on causes of death during and just after World War II, was followed by formal population studies of biologic ..
  60. Cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer risk
    Andrew Hyland; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..and mortality status will be obtained by linkages with the New York State Cancer Registry, the New York State Vital Statistics Department, the Social Security Death Index, and the National Death Index...
  61. EVIDENCE-BASED SELECTIVE REFERRAL IN VLBW INFANTS
    Jeannette Rogowski; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..of families? The study will use data from the Vermont Oxford Network (VON) and linked discharge-abstract and vital statistics data for California. VON contains 40% of the NICUs in the US and half of all VLBW births in the US each year...
  62. Individual Housing Data and Socioeconomic Status
    Young Juhn; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unavailable in data sets used for health services research, such as medical records, disease registries, and vital statistics. Medical records or administrative data, however, do routinely contain addresses of patients...
  63. Pancreatic cancer survival analysis with SEER and active follow-up in SF Bay Area
    ELIZABETH HOLLY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..follow-up of all patients who are alive or lost to follow-up per SEER abstract to obtain current and complete vital statistics that will allow us to compute a relative survival rate that is more accurate than that based on SEER abstract ..
  64. BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT (BMT) SURVIVORS STUDY
    Smita Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..with the survivors, ii) data on outcomes in a noncancer population, not available from other sources (vital statistics, NHIS, etc.). For selected reported outcomes (second cancers, etc...