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National Violent Death Reporting System Coding Manual

The NVDRS Web Coding Manual is a reference document for defining cases, entering data, and checking data once it is entered. It contains information about individual variables and the way the data are structured.  The coding manual was developed through an extensive consultation process. It is published by the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition to this manual, other materials and resources related to implementing NVDRS can be found in the NVDRS Implementation Manual.

View, download or print the most recent full text of the NVDRS Coding Manual [PDF 897KB]