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Illinois Department of Public Health EMS Reporting System - Death Certificate Data Dictionary

(Calendar Years 1999 - 2007)

Data Element Categories Description Comments
Age 0
1 - 4
5 - 9
10 - 14
15 - 19
20 - 24
25 - 34
35 - 44
45 - 54
55 - 64
65 - 74
75 +
Age in years, based on the date the death occurred Age values are for the most part provided in five or 10-year intervals.
Gender Female
Male
   
Race/ Ethnicity Asian/Pacific Islander



Black  non-Hispanic
Hispanic


White  non-Hispanic
Other
(Asian Indian, Guamanian, Korean, Samoan, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, Other Asian, Filipino, Hawaiian)
(Black, not of Hispanic Origin)
(Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban,
Central/South American, Other/
Unknown Spanish)
(White not of Hispanic origin)
(American Indians, and Other non-White)










From 1999 on, this query system has "Native American" decedents coded as "Other".

Cause of Death

Atherosclerosis
Cancer (Malignant Neoplasms)
Cerebrovascular Diseases
Chronic Liver Disease & Cirrhosis
Congenital Malformation/Deformation/
     Chromosomal Abnormalities
Diabetes Mellitus
Diseases Of Heart
Infection - Septicemia
Infection - All Other Infectious and
    Parasitic Diseases
Injury (Intentional) - Homicide
Injury (Intentional) - Suicide
Injury (Unintentional) - Drownings
Injury (Unintentional) - Falls
Injury (Unintentional) - Exposure to smoke, fire
     and flames
Injury (Unintentional) - Motor Vehicle




Injury - All others

Nephritis/Nephrotic Syndrome/
   Nephrosis
Certain Perinatal Conditions
Respiratory - Acute Upper Respiratory
     Infections/Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis
Respiratory - Asthma
Respiratory - Chronic Lower Respiratory
     Diseases (excludes Asthma)
Respiratory - Pneumonia/Influenza
All Other Causes
Unknown1

I70
C00-C97
I60-I69
K70,K73-K74

Q00-Q99
E10-E14
I00-I09,I11,I13,I20-I51
A40-A41

All other 'A' and 'B' codes
X85-Y09,Y871,U01-U02
X60-X84,Y870,U03
W65-W74
W00-W19

X00-X09
V02-V04,V09.0,V09.2,V12-V14,V19.0-V19.2,V19.4-V19.6,V20-V79,V80.3-V80.5,V81.0-V81.1,V820-V821,V83-V86,V87.0-V87.8,V88.0-V88.8,V89.0,V89.2
V01-Y36,Y85-Y87,Y89 (not otherwise specified)

N00-N07,N17-N19,N25-N27
P00-P96

J00-J06,J20-J22
J45-J46

J40-J44,J47
J10-J18

Grouping is based on ICD-10 coding for underlying cause of death.




HIV/AIDS deaths are included with the category "Infection - All Other Infectious and Parasitic Diseases".







The "Injury - All Others" category includes all other injuries classified as unintentional, all injuries of undetermined intent, injuries classified as legal intervention, and operations of war.
County All 102 Illinois counties from ADAMS to WOODFORD
Unknown Place in Illinois
County of residence of the deceased  
Time Period 1999-Q1
1999-Q2
1999-Q3
1999-Q4
through
2007-Q4
Quarterly time frames based on the date of death  
Notes:
1 The category of "Unknown" represents all values that were invalid entries, values recorded as "unknown,"
or when no values were entered for the field.



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