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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 ...
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. ...
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 ...