Best Practices: Vital Statistics Report

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Best Practices: Vital Statistics Report. Vital Statistics Team September 14, 2005 FSCPE Conference. Overview. Why do we need Vital Statistics data? When and what do we collect? How does the Vital Statistics Team process the data? What is the role of the FSCPE? New template - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>Best Practices: Vital Statistics ReportVital Statistics TeamSeptember 14, 2005FSCPE Conference</p></li><li><p>OverviewWhy do we need Vital Statistics data?When and what do we collect?How does the Vital Statistics Team process the data?What is the role of the FSCPE?New template Research template</p></li><li><p>Why do we need Vital Statistics data?P1 = P0 + B - D + NM + IMNew PopBase PopBirthsDeathsNet Internal MigrationNet International Migration</p></li><li><p>When and What?The Census Bureau requests the data at two points each year:MayT-2 year data by race and Hispanic origin2003 data for Vintage 2005OctoberT-1 year data by race and Hispanic origin2004 data for Vintage 2005</p></li><li><p>How does the VS Team process the data?Initial ChecksFile formatFIPS CodesVerify TotalsData entry errors, blank cells or special charactersExtra variablesComments</p></li><li><p>How does the VS Team process the data? (cont.)ProcessingConvert excel spreadsheets into SASCompare FSCPE data to NCHS dataReconciliationRemove counties with zero differences or counties where no FSCPE data was supplied so NCHS data is used. Sum countiesRake FSCPE counties to the sum of counties in #1Rake NCHS data with characteristics to counties</p></li><li><p>What is the role of the FSPCE?Collect, review and submit Vital Statistics data in the specific template provided by the VS TeamThe FSCPE should make every effort to obtain final data.The FSCPE provides written comments concerning the reported data and a description of any data modifications</p></li><li><p>New TemplateOctober 20052004 State and County level data County level data if available, will be used for research purposesUpdates for years 2000 to 2002These data will be used for research purposesMay 20062004 State and County level dataIndicate by checkbox that there has no change to the data that was previously sent and/or no new data is available</p></li><li><p>New Template (cont.)May 2006 (cont.)2005 State and County level dataUpdates for years 2000 to 2003October 2006State and County level 2005 dataNew or updated State and County level data Indicate by checkbox that there has no change to the data that was previously sent and/or no new data is available</p></li><li><p>Research TemplateFSCPE dataNCHS dataOutliersComments from FSCPE</p></li><li><p>Need more information?Amy S.Smithamy.symens.smith@census.gov</p><p>Winifred Colnwinifred.colon@census.gov </p></li></ul>