Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AJ-501-001-1-1-International-NCHS-1955

Subject Area: Vital Statistics

Bibliographic Citation: International mortality data base, 1955-1991.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Heath Statistics  [principal investigator(s)] / Rockville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 5/20/1999

Number of Files Received: 3

Comments: This data set was received from Jack Solock from CDE library. There are 265 Lotus 1-2-3 version 2.3 spreadsheet data files. These files are stored in two self-expanding archives called whorate.exe and whodeath.exe on a CD-ROM.

Access Status: Unrestricted Access

Date Ordered: 4/2/1999

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy document.

Abstract: The International Mortality Data Base diskette consists of 265 Lotus spreadsheet files containing mortality data for the United States and 40 other industrialized countries. This study also contain total age-adjusted and age-specific mortality rates for 19 causes of death for up to 37 years during the period 1955-91. Findings from this database are published in the International Mortality Chartbook, Levels and Trends, 1955-91.

Media/File Reports:

7392 (CD-Rom)
7393 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)