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This is a public use data file on Delaware Deaths for 2009 to 2016 obtained from the Delaware certificate of death. It includes the basic demographic information of the decedent, causes of death, and place of death.


NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
STATE OF RESIDENCEstate_of_residencestate_of_residenceTextDecedent's state of residence
COUNTY OF RESIDENCEcounty_of_residencecounty_of_residenceTextDecedent's county of residence
AGE GROUPage_groupage_groupTextDecedent’s age is divided into twelve groupings; less than 1, 1 to 4, 5 to 9, 10 to 14, 15 to 19, 20 to 24, 25 to 34, 35 to 44, 45 to 54, 55 to 64, 65 to 74, and 75 and older.
PLACE OF DEATHplace_of_deathplace_of_deathTextPlace or type place of death is listed in the following groupings: Inpatient, Emergency Room- Outpatient, Dead On Arrival, Status Unknown, Nursing Home, Residence, Other, and Not Classifiable.
EDUCATIONeducationeducationTextDecedent’s years of education completed. Education is divided into three groupings; under twelve years of education, twelve years of education, and thirteen or more year of education.
COUNTcountcountNumberThis column has been added strictly to be able to count records for summaries and visualizations. The value will always be "1".
GENDERgendergenderTextDecedent's gender
RACEraceraceTextDecedent’s Race data are grouped for purposes of data analysis into the following categories established by NCHS: White, Black, Other (American Indian/Aleut/Eskimo and Asian & Pacific Islander {Chinese, Japanese, Hawaiian, Filipino and Other Asian or Pacific Islander})
YEARyearyearNumberYear of death
CAUSE OF DEATHcause_of_deathcause_of_deathTextCause of death refers to deaths classified by cause according to the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth & Tenth Revisions, of the World Health Organization. Deaths are grouped into thirty three of the leading causes of death.
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