National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) Mortality Data

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) captures all deaths from all causes across every state in the nation. These mortality data help us track the characteristics of those who died in the United States, help determine life expectancy, and allow comparisons of death trends with other countries. NVSS receive and analyze data from death certificates, including cause-of-death information reported by medical examiners and coroners.

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