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Short SAS Name
SAS Name

This field groups (or recodes) the NDI ICD-10 code cause of death into 358 categories. The list reflects 358 selected causes of death.


Additional information regarding these categories can be found on the CDC website (see Available for 1999-2016. Note that this field is not populated for a large proportion of 2008 records due to source data issues.

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)