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Vital Statistics Unit

Vital Statistics Unit (VSU) is responsible for maintaining, analyzing, distributing the data contained within California's electronic vital statistics systems.

Key functions performed by VSU include:

  • Maintenance of electronic Statistical Master Files of live births, deaths, and fetal deaths
  • Production of the annual Vital Statistics of California report
  • Analysis of the data contained in the vital statistics files
  • Production of copies of vital statistics files, data tables and reports, and special data analyses in personal computer, Internet, mainframe, and paper formats
  • Technical assistance for CDPH and DHCS programs in using California's vital statistics data and applying appropriate statistical analysis for purposes of public health research, program planning, and evaluation
Program Overview and Information
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