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Vital Statistics 2002 Report

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CONTENTS

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Table of Figures iv

Introduction - Vital Registration and Data Collection   1

Technical Overview   4

     Data Sources and Limitations   4

     Data Tabulations and Presentation   7

     Definitions 36

Natality 43

     Fertility 43

     Low Birthweight 45

     Mother's Age, Race, And Marital Status 46

     Method of Delivery 47

Mortality 48

     Fetal, Infant, And Maternal Deaths 51

     Age-Specific And Age-Adjusted Death Rates 52
     Age-Specific And Age-Adjusted Death Rates 54
     Age, Sex, And Race 69

     Age, Sex, And Race 74

     Years of Potential Life Lost 80

Cancer Incidence and Prevalence 85

     Cancer Incidence by Primary Site 85

     Prostate Cancer 86

     Breast Cancer 87

     Lung Cancer 89

     Colorectal 90

Induced Abortion 92

Marriage 94

   
Marital Termination 95
 
2002 Vital Statistics Reference Tables 02-1