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Publication of Death Investigation Practices

CDC's National Center for Environmental Health has released Death Investigation in the United States and Canada, 1992 (1) to state registrars and attorneys general, medical examiners and coroners, and other persons who conduct research or develop public policy pertaining to violent, unnatural, or unexpected deaths. This document contains information about death investigation laws, contact persons for death investigation jurisdictions, and the names of vital registrars and attorneys general for the United States, U.S. territories, and Canadian provinces.

Copies of the publication are available free of charge from CDC's Surveillance and Programs Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Mailstop F-35, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341-3724; telephone (404) 488-7060.


  1. Combs DL, Parrish RG, Ing RT. Death investigation in the United States and Canada, 1992. Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, CDC, 1992.

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