How useful are registered birth statistics for health and social policy? A global systematic assessment of the availability and quality of birth registration data

Abstract Background The registration and certification of births has a wide array of individual and societal benefits. While near-universal in some parts of the world, birth registration is less common in many low- and middle-income countries, and the quality of vital statistics vary. We assembled p...

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Main Authors: David E. Phillips, Tim Adair, Alan D. Lopez
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-12-01
Series:Population Health Metrics
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