The 1978 revision of the U.S. standard certificates
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    1978 revision of the US standard certificates ; 1978 revision of the United States standard certificates ;
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    "This report examines the procedures followed in the 1978 revision of the U.S. Standard certificates of Live Birth, Death, Fetal Death, Marriage, and Divorce or Annulment. It outlines the history and basic principles of the standard certificates and the major objectives of this revision; describes the principal additions, modifications, and deletions of items; and discusses changes in fetal death reporting as well as the implementation of the new certificates and reporting forms."
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    By Mary Lou Dundon, George A. Gay, and Jean L. George, Division of Vital Statistics. "February 1983." "The content and format of this publication follow closely those of an earlier publication, “The 1968 Revision of the Standard Certificates: by Robert D. Grove, Ph.D. (Public Health Service Publication Number 1000-Series4- Number 8). The authors wish to acknowledge that contribution to the development of this publication" - p. iii Also available via the World Wide Web. National Center for Health Statistics, M. L, Dundon, G, A. Gay, and J. L. George: The 1978 revision of the U.S. standard certificates. Vital and Health Statistics. Series 4-No. 23, DHHS Pub. No, (PHS) 83-1460. Public Health Service. Washington, US. Government Printing Office, February 1983.
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