Vital statistics (government records)

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Vital statistics is accumulated data gathered on live births, deaths, fetal deaths, marriages and divorces.wikipedia
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Civil registration

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The most common way of collecting information on these events is through civil registration, an administrative system used by governments to record vital events which occur in their populations.
A secondary purpose is to create a data source for the compilation of vital statistics.

James Stark (statistician)

James Stark
The origin of vital statistics begins as early as 1854 with James Stark in Register House in Edinburgh in reaction to the Scottish Registration Act and death by social class was recorded in England beginning in 1921.
He created the concept of vital statistics in 1854.

Death certificate

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The phrase death certificate can refer either to a document issued by a medical practitioner certifying the deceased state of a person or, popularly, to a document issued by a person such as a registrar of vital statistics that declares the date, location and cause of a person's death as later entered in an official register of deaths.

British Annals of Medicine, Pharmacy, Vital Statistics, and General Science

Although short-lived, it was succeeded by Farr's other journals and was extremely influential in the development of vital statistics.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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The agency responsible for overseeing this system in the United States is the National Center for Health Statistics, a division of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Edinburgh

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The origin of vital statistics begins as early as 1854 with James Stark in Register House in Edinburgh in reaction to the Scottish Registration Act and death by social class was recorded in England beginning in 1921.

UNICEF

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United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and a number of non-governmental organizations (Plan International, Save the Children Fund, World Vision, etc.) have particularly promoted the human rights aspects of registration, while the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and World Health Organization (WHO) have focused more on the statistical aspects of civil registration.

United Nations Statistics Division

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United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and a number of non-governmental organizations (Plan International, Save the Children Fund, World Vision, etc.) have particularly promoted the human rights aspects of registration, while the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and World Health Organization (WHO) have focused more on the statistical aspects of civil registration.

United Nations Population Fund

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United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and a number of non-governmental organizations (Plan International, Save the Children Fund, World Vision, etc.) have particularly promoted the human rights aspects of registration, while the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and World Health Organization (WHO) have focused more on the statistical aspects of civil registration.

World Health Organization

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United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and a number of non-governmental organizations (Plan International, Save the Children Fund, World Vision, etc.) have particularly promoted the human rights aspects of registration, while the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and World Health Organization (WHO) have focused more on the statistical aspects of civil registration.

National Center for Health Statistics

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The agency responsible for overseeing this system in the United States is the National Center for Health Statistics, a division of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Office for National Statistics

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The agency responsible for overseeing this system in the United Kingdom is the Office for National Statistics.

Statistics Canada

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The agency responsible for overseeing the vital statistics system in Canada is the Vital Statistics Program of the Centre for Population Health Data, a division of Statistics Canada.

Commissioner of Health of the City of New York

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The Metropolitan Board of Health, which was the predecessor agency to the Department of Health and consisted of sanitary and vital statistics bureaus, had its first meeting on March 5, 1866.

Robert René Kuczynski

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Robert René ('René') Kuczynski (1876–1947) was a leftwing German economist and demographer and is said to be one of the founders of modern vital statistics.

Halbert L. Dunn

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Halbert L. Dunn, M.D. (1896–1975) was the leading figure in establishing a national vital statistics system in the United States and is known as the "father of the wellness movement".

Manner of death

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In many legal jurisdictions, the manner of death is a determination, typically made by the coroner, medical examiner, police, or similar officials, and recorded as a vital statistic.

National Vital Statistics System

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The National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) is an inter-governmental system of sharing data on the vital statistics of the population of the United States.

Secretary of State of New Jersey

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The New Jersey Division of Archives and Records Management, sometimes referred to simply as the "State Archives", is the repository for all vital statistics, including marriage and divorce records and birth certificates, and also maintains a separate set of files for the registry of wills.

National Civil Registry (Colombia)

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The National Civil Registry (Registraduria Nacional del Estado Civil) is the government agency of Colombia charged with collecting and storing the vital statistics and identifying information of all citizens, and to regulate the distribution and organization of identity documentation for each citizen for legal purposes.

Naomi Drake

Naomi Ruth née Mason Drake (12 February 1907 – 22 February 1987) was an American who became notable in mid-20th century Louisiana as the Registrar of the Bureau of Vital Statistics for the City of New Orleans (1949–1965), where she imposed strict racial classifications on people under a binary system that recognized only "white" and "black" (or all other.) She unilaterally changed records to classify mixed-race individuals as black if she found they had any black (or African) ancestry, an application of hypodescent rules, and did not notify people of her actions.

James A. Burke (Massachusetts politician)

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Burke was a real estate salesman, and served in appointive positions including registrar of vital statistics for the city of Boston.