Suburban Cook County - Births (Birth Related Outcomes & Characteristics)

datacatalog.cookcountyil.gov | Last Updated 23 Aug 2017

This data is compiled by the Cook County Department of Public Health using data from the Illinois Department of Public Health Vital Statistics. It includes the annual number of live births, and birth related outcomes and characteristics. Further analysis is available by birth mother's age group, race/ethnicity, and place/district of residence for all births in suburban Cook County. Also included is data related to infant mortality. Table of Contents and other information can be found at http://opendocs.cookcountyil.gov/docs/Birth_Table_Of_Contents_Data_Portal_fyn8-c3rk.pdf. Note: * Counts suppressed for events between 1 and 4, - Rates not calculated for events less than 20

Tags: birth, vital statistics

This dataset has the following 9 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YearyearnumberYear of Birth
SectionsectiontextCharacteristics of Birth categorized into 7 main sections
Sub-Sectionsub_sectiontextSub-Sections of birth topics
Placedistrict_or_place_of_residencetextMother's Place of Residence (see SCC District Map)
Age Groupage_group_of_mothertextAge Group of Mother
Race/Ethnicityrace_ethnicitytextRace/Ethnicity of Mother
NumbernumbernumberNumber of Event/Birth
PopulationpopulationnumberNumber of Individuals in the specific category
RateratenumberNumber of events divided by the specific population