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Infant Mortality Rate Metadata

  • metadata:
    • idinfo:
      • citation:
        • citeinfo:
          • origin: New Mexico EPHTN Project Manager
          • pubdate: 20170210
          • title: Infant Mortality Rate
          • onlink
      • descript:
        • abstract: This data set supports calculation of the average infant mortality rate which is the number of deaths occurring in infants younger than 1 year of age (between the ages of 0-366 days during a leap year) in any given year divided by the number of live births in the same year multiplied by 1000. The measure is presented by county for years 1990-2014 for New Mexico.
        • purpose: Dataset was created to allow public access to annual infant mortality rates. The fetus and young child may be particularly susceptible to harmful effects of environmental contaminants. The infant mortality rate is useful as a gross indicator of childhood health tracked over time. Geographic variation or demographic patterns in infant mortality rates may provide leads on where to look for potential environmental problems and may assist in targeting interventions.
        • supplinf: The live birth data are derived from items reported on the birth certificate, and data on infant deaths are derived from the death certificate. New Mexico began systematic record keeping of vital events (births and deaths) in 1929. The New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics (NM-BVRHS) maintains the data for issuance of vital records and for statistical reporting. Data are collected on all births and deaths occurring in New Mexico as well as births and deaths to NM residents that occur out-of-state. A new web-based electronic registration system (the Database Application for Vital Events) was implemented in January of 2006 (death) and July 1, 2007 (birth). Births and deaths that occurred prior to those dates were recorded in NM-BVRHS legacy systems. Live birth and death data were geocoded starting with data collected in 1990.
      • timeperd:
        • timeinfo:
          • rngdates:
            • begdate: 19900101
            • begtime
            • enddate: 20141231
            • endtime
        • current: Publication Date
      • status:
        • progress: Complete
        • update: Annually
      • spdom:
        • bounding:
          • westbc: -109.05017700000001
          • eastbc: -103.00206900000001
          • northbc: 37.000292999999999
          • southbc: 31.332173999999998
      • keywords:
        • theme:
          • themekt: PH_PublicHealthCaseRecordType_CDC
          • themekey: Health Outcome; Health Effect; Reproductive Health; Birth Outcome; Infant Mortality; Infant Death; Vital Statistics; Live Births; Prematurity; 44247006, Preterm births; 49550006, Perinatal mortality, 10588007, fertility; 488400 Prematurity; 44247006, Preterm births; 49550006, Perinatal mortality; 10588007, fertility; 4884007
          • themekey
        • place:
          • placekt: FIPS 6-4 (County)
          • placekey: New Mexico, NM, 35; 001 (Bernalillo), 003 (Catron), 005 (Chaves), 006 (Cibola), 007 (Colfax), 009 (Curry), 011 (De Baca), 013 (Dona Ana), 015 (Eddy), 017 (Grant), 019 (Guadalupe), 021 (Harding), 023 (Hidalgo), 025 (Lea), 027 (Lincoln), 028 (Los Alamos), 029 (Luna), 031 (McKinley), 033 (Mora), 035 (Otero), 037 (Quay), 039 (Rio Arriba), 041 (Roosevelt), 043 (Sandoval), 045 (San Juan), 047 (San Miguel), 049 (Santa Fe), 051 (Sierra), 053 (Socorro), 055 (Taos), 057 (Torrance), 059 (Union), 061 (Valencia)
      • accconst: Restricted (secure) data will only be released to external users if the New Mexico EPHT Program distributor AND the data steward, the New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics (NM-BVRHS), has reviewed and authorized the request. Restricted (secure) data must be requested on the standard NM-BVRHS Request Form and the signed Request Form submitted to NM-BVRHS via FAX at (505) 827-1751, ATTN. Epidemiology Section. To access documentation describing the data elements of the underlying death data, inquiries may be made to vrhs.data@state.nm.us.
      • useconst: This information is provided by the New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics of the Epidemiology and Response Division, New Mexico Department of Health. Data requests that result in tabular data that would provide cell counts of 1, 2, or 3 events, which are also based on a denominator of less than 5000 will not be permitted and as such will be suppressed; also, other cells that allow calculation of the suppressed cells will not be permitted as this would violate minimum requirements for confidentiality and privacy. Further, interjurisdictional exchange agreements between NM-VRHS and other states prevent the distribution of out-of-state records that specifically identify jurisdictions other than New Mexico. All users must read and fully comprehend metadata prior to data use. Data may only be used for the purposes the Requestor specifies in the standard NM-VRHS Request Form.
      • ptcontac:
        • cntinfo:
          • cntperp:
            • cntper: New Mexico EPHTN Project Manager
            • cntorg: New Mexico Department of Health, Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau
          • cntpos
          • cntaddr:
            • addrtype: Physical
            • address: 1190 St. Francis Drive
            • city: Santa Fe
            • state: NM
            • postal: 87502
            • country: United States Of America
          • cntvoice: 18888788992
          • cntvoice
          • cnttdd
          • cntfax: 5058270013
          • cntemail: DOH-EHEB@state.nm.us
          • hours: 8:00 - 5:00
          • cntinst
      • secinfo:
        • secsys: None
        • secclass: Unclassified
        • sechandl: None
      • native: SAS 9.4
    • dataqual:
      • logic: None
      • complete: Death records are electronically filed jointly by death certifiers, funeral homes and the Office of the Medical Investigator, depending on the death circumstance. The electronic birth and death registration system has online edits, and records are reviewed by NM-BVRHS and amended, if warranted. Additionally, the National Center for Health Statistics provides feedback to NM-BVRHS on data quality. The state also provides feedback to its partners, such as hospitals and funeral homes, for clarification of missing, inconsistent or incorrect entries to improve data quality. No responsibility is assumed by NM-BVRHS related to how the data is represented by those who access it.
      • lineage:
        • procstep:
          • procdesc: Data set was extracted from annual NM-VRHS Death data set based on attributes defined by the New Mexico EPHT Program. Dataset developed per the instructions found in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recommendations for Nationally Consistent Data and Measures within the Environmental Public Health Tracking Network, version 3.0.
          • procdate: 20170210
    • eainfo:
      • overview:
        • eaover: This dataset contains the following fields (defined in the detailed citation below): Year, ICDNCHS130, ICDGenInfDeath, AgeGrpInf, InfAge, Sex, MomRacEth, GeoCnty, GeoRegion, GeoRes.
        • eadetcit: Year: Year death occurred. ICDNCHS130: NCHS 130 selected causes of infant death. ICDGenInfDeath: Underlying cause of death (ICD-10 code). AgeGrpInf: Infant age group: (1) perinatal; (2) neonatal; (3) infant (0) fetal death. Perinatal deaths include fetal deaths. InfAge: Infant age: neonatal (less than 28 days); postneonatal (equal to or greater than 28 days but under 1 year). Sex: Decendent's sex; MomRacEth: Race ethnicity (of Mother); GeoCnty: County of mother's residence. GeoRegion: Health region of mother's residence. GeoRes: Decedent state of residence.
    • distinfo:
      • distrib:
        • cntinfo:
          • cntperp:
            • cntper: New Mexico EPHTN Project Manager
            • cntorg: New Mexico Department of Health, Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau
          • cntpos
          • cntaddr:
            • addrtype: Physical
            • address: 1190 St. Francis Drive
            • city: Santa Fe
            • state: NM
            • postal: 87502
            • country: United States Of America
          • cntvoice: 18888788992
          • cntvoice
          • cnttdd
          • cntfax: 5058270013
          • cntemail: DOH-EHEB@state.nm.us
          • hours: 8:00 - 5:00
          • cntinst
      • resdesc: Online summary information made available via the New Mexico Environmental Public Health Tracking Network state portal.
      • distliab: Persons or entities given access to restricted data are liable for compliance with the NM-BVRHS data use agreement. Disciplinary action will be incurred for non-compliance or violation of data use agreement.
      • custom: For access to unrestricted or public use data, please see: https://nmtracking.org for New Mexico data; For access to restricted or secure New Mexico data please contact vrhs.data@state.nm.us
    • metainfo:
      • metd: 20170210
      • metc:
        • cntinfo:
          • cntperp:
            • cntper: New Mexico EPHTN Project Manager
            • cntorg: New Mexico Department of Health, Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau
          • cntpos
          • cntaddr:
            • addrtype: Physical
            • address: 1190 St. Francis Drive
            • city: Santa Fe
            • state: NM
            • postal: 87502
            • country: United States Of America
          • cntvoice: 18888788992
          • cntvoice
          • cnttdd
          • cntfax: 5058270013
          • cntemail: DOH-EHEB@state.nm.us
          • hours: 8:00 - 5:00
          • cntinst
      • metstdn: EPHTN Tracking Network Profile Version 1.2
      • metac: None
      • metuc: None
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Content updated: Wed, 1 Mar 2017 17:18:32 MST