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SCAN Death Tables

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Follow these steps to create a table from South Carolina Death data.

Step One

Select row variable (default: Year).

Step Two

Select column variable (default: Race).  

Step Three

Select year(s) of interest (default: 1998). At least 1 year has to be selected

Step Four
Specify Race, Ethnicity, Sex, or Age below: (default: All Races, All Ethnicities, Both Sexes, All Ages)
Race Ethnicity Sex Age
Step Five

Select Region (default: County).

Step Six

Select Region of interest. Warning: To maximize visibility, no more than seven columns should be selected

To select multiple non-sequential regions hold down the Control (Ctrl) key and click on desired regions.

Sort alphabetically by region or numerically by statistic (default: Alphabetically)
Note: In order to sort, Region must be the row variable.

Step Seven

Select General Category for Cause of Death (default: All Causes)

To select multiple non-sequential causes of death, hold down the Control (Ctrl) key and click on desired causes.

Sort alphabetically by cause of death or numerically by statistic (default: Cause of Death)

Note: In order to sort, Cause of Death must be the row variable. If every cause of death is selected, confidentiality rules will be invoked. Please deselect Residual Causes of Death to prevent this from happening.


Note: Cause of Death Categories are determined by various methods.
Some of the categories shown here differ from those published in the annual VMS Book.

View Breakdown of ICD 9 Codes for Death Categories, Subcategories, and Specific Categories

Step Eight

Choose output preference (default: Frequencies).

Step Nine

Choose confidence interval (default: No Confidence Intervals).

**In order to view confidence intervals, frequencies and rates must be selected in Step 8.

Step Ten

Choose Output Presentation format (default: Table).

* Available for consecutive years, when Year is chosen as Column Variable.


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