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Births, Stillbirths and Infant Mortality in the GDR

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Class, Fabian (University of Potsdam)
  • Driesch, Ellen von den (WZB Berlin Social Science Center)
Publication Date
2017
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Historical Social Research
Description
  • Abstract

    The dataset contains information on births, stillbirths and infant mortality on the canton and national level for the years 1952 to 1990. For the years 1970 to 1989 the data also contains information on births and infant mortality on the county level. The information is based on the Statistical Yearbooks of the German Democratic Republic. The State Central Bureau for Statistics recorded the number of births, still births and infant mortality on a yearly basis.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1952 / 1990
  • 1952 / 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) / DDDE
Sampling
Vollerhebung
Collection Mode
    • Transcription
    • Transcription
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Geographic Unit
    Number of Units: 4665
    Number of Variables: 20
    • File Name: gdrinfmor.dta
      File Format: application/x-stata
      File Size: 534083
      Data Fingerprint: 6e56b7fdb2e5c06330ad1c2e34086379
      Method Fingerprint: MD5
  • Unit Type: Geographic Unit
    Number of Units: 4665
    Number of Variables: 20
    • File Name: gdrinfmor.dta
      File Format: application/x-stata
      File Size: 534083
      Data Fingerprint: 6e56b7fdb2e5c06330ad1c2e34086379
      Method Fingerprint: MD5
Note
Source: Statistical Yearbooks of the German Democratic Republic
Availability
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Free Access (with Registration)
Rights
CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Update Metadata: 2019-10-01 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2017-04-18

Class, Fabian; Driesch, Ellen von den (2017): Births, Stillbirths and Infant Mortality in the GDR. Version: 1. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.7802/1447