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Short SAS Name
SAS Name

This field groups (or recodes) the NDI ICD-10 code cause of death into 130 categories. The list reflects 130 selected causes of infant death. 


Additional information regarding these categories can be found on the CDC website (see

Available for 2007-2016. Researchers wishing to obtain this NDI segment of the MBSF must obtain an additional approval beyond the CMS DUA. 

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Death Index (NDI)