United Nations (1984). Data Bases for Mortality Measurement (United Nations publication,
Sales No. E.83.XIII).
This report contains a selection of papers presented at the meeting of the United Nations/World health organization Working Group on Data Bases for Measurement of Levels, Trends and Differentials in Mortality held in Bangkok, 20-23 October 1981. Contributors, in particular, share the experiences by various government and national institutions in collecting, analysing and using mortality data relevant for health and development policies.
Since Data Bases for Mortality Measurement is no longer available in printed form, it is made available here in electronic form in Adobe PDF format.
Preface and Table of contents (423 KB)
Overview (329 KB)
Part One. Report on the Meeting of the Working Group on Data Bases for Measurement of Levels, Trends and Differentials in Mortality
Part Two. Uses of Mortality Data
Part Three. Overview of Aproaches for Collection of Mortality Data
Part Four. Collection of Mortality Data through Civil Registration Systems
Part Five. Collection of Mortality Data through Sample Survey Approaches
Part Six. Data Collection for Intensive Mortality Studies
Bibliography (825 KB)
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