To provide an analytical research database for the purpose of studying the effect of demographic and socio-economic differentials on U.S. mortality rates. Specific objectives of this project are:
To provide answers to specific public health questions which are not available from other sources.
To publish research findings in scholarly, scientific and health related journals.
To release a public-use file. This file will be released only after extensive review to ensure that the confidentiality of respondents has been protected. The release of the public-use file must be approved by the Census Bureau’s Disclosure Review Board and the organizations contributing data to the file.