This manual provides instructions to mortality medical coders and nosologists for coding multiple causes of death from death certificates filed in the states. These mortality coding instructions are used by both the State vital statistics programs and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), which is the Federal agency responsible for the compilation of U.S. statistics on causes of death. NCHS is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Type of Resource: 
International Standards and Recommendations
Year of Publication: 
2014
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http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/dvs/2b_2014.pdf