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Title of Collaborative Activity:

National Death Index Working Group

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The National Death Index (NDI) is a centralized database of death record information on file in state vital statistics offices. Working with these state offices, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) established the NDI as a resource to aid epidemiologists and other health and medical investigators with their mortality ascertainment activities. The National Death Index Working Group brings together federal and non-federal demographic experts to improve the quality, comprehensiveness, and utility of the National Death Index.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Committee, Advisory Group, or Work Group

Year the Collaborative Activity Originated:


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