PHI-10.2 Increase the number of states that record vital events using the latest U.S. standard certificate of death
About the Data
Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of reporting areas that use the 2003 U.S. Standard Death Certificate
The 52 reporting areas included in this measure are the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and New York City. Reporting areas need to be using the full new certificate beginning on January 1 of the year of record to be included in the numerator.
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.
Additional resources about the objective
2003 Revisions of the U.S. Standard Certificates of Live Birth and Death and the Fetal Death Report