EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Massachusetts Birth Characteristics

Description
This datalayer is a polygon coverage for birth characteristics by town for Massachusetts during 1999. Tabular data includes numbers of births; number of births for various maternal age groups; prenatal care and prenatal care funding statistics. This layer was derived from the Massachusetts Electronic Atlas database published by the Harvard Map Collection in 2001. The Massachusetts Electronic Atlas (MEA) was a collaborative project to provides access, via the Internet, to data about the Commonwealth, its thirteen regional planning agency districts and 351 cities and towns. This dataset is now only available via The Harvard Geospatial Library.
Place(s)
Massachusetts
Subject(s)
health, society, Demography, Population statistics, Vital statistics, and Childbirth statistics
Year
1999-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
Harvard