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Childhood Mortality in Kenya: An examination of trends and determinants in the late 1980s to mid 1990s
(Hopkins Population Center, 2001-01)
After Independence in the early 1960s, child mortality in Kenya fell rapidly. Until around 1980, the under 5 mortality rate (U5MR), the probability of dying by age 5, fell at an annual rate of about 4 percent per annum. ...
Child Mortality Estimation by Time Since First Birth
(Hopkins Population Center, 1999)
The Brass method for estimating child mortality from proportions dead of children ever born classified by age or duration of marriage of mother has revolutionized our knowledge of child mortality levels and trends in ...
Methods for Measuring Adult Mortality in Developing Countries: A comparative review
(Hopkins Population Center, 2001-02)
No consensus has emerged on how to estimate adult mortality in countries lacking complete vital registration of deaths and accurate periodic censuses. This paper applies a range of methods to census, registration and survey ...
THE ACCURACY OF MOTHERS' REPORTS OF CHILD VACCINATION: EVIDENCE FROM RURAL EGYPT
Estimates of immunization coverage in developing countries are typically made on a "card plus history" basis, combining information obtained from vaccination cards with information from mothers' reports, for children for ...
The Measurements and Interpretation of Desired Fertility
(Hopkins Population Center, 1995-01)
The Decline of Childhood Mortality
(Hopkins Population Center, 1990)