Child mortality estimation: consistency of under-five mortality rate estimates using full birth histories and summary birth histories.

Given the lack of complete vital registration data in most developing countries, for many countries it is not possible to accurately estimate under-five mortality rates from vital registration systems. Heavy reliance is often placed on direct and indirect methods for analyzing data collected from bi...

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Main Author: Romesh Silva
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2012-01-01
Series:PLoS Medicine
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