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National Vital Statistics System

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The National Vital Statistics System is the oldest and most successful example of inter-governmental data sharing in Public Health and the shared relationships, standards, and procedures form the mechanism by which NCHS collects and disseminates the Nation's official vital statistics.  Through the National Vital Statistics System, data on vital events are now published in electronic form: Vital Statistics of the United States, National Vital Statistics Reports (formerly the Monthly Vital Statistics Report), and other selected reports.

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Public health--United States--Statistics.
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Vital Statistics--United States.
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