Using historical vital statistics to predict the distribution of under-five mortality by cause

Chalapati Rao, Timothy Adair, Yohannes KINFU

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Abstract

Cause-specific mortality data is essential for planning intervention programs to reduce mortality in the under age five years population (under-five). However, there is a critical paucity of such information for most of the developing world, particularly where progress towards the United Nations Millennium Development Goal 4 (MDG 4) has been slow.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-74
Number of pages9
JournalClinical Medicine and Research
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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