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Session 127:
Methodological Issues in Estimation of Mortality

Thursday, December 3
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Ionic Hall

Discussant: Patrick Gerland, United Nations Population Division
Chair: Bruno Masquelier, Université Catholique de Louvain

  1. Estimating maternal mortality in Kenya from reported households deathsAnne Khasakhala, University of Nairobi; Alfred Otieno Agwanda, University of Nairobi; George O. Odwe, University of Nairobi

  2. The consequences of age-specific fertility rates and HIV subfertility on national HIV epidemic estimates from antenatal clinic prevalenceJeff Eaton, Imperial College London; Milly Marston, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

  3. Adult mortality in sub-Saharan Africa using 2001 – 2009 census data: application of different methodsVesper H. Chisumpa, University of the Witwatersrand and University of Zambia; Oluwaseyi Somefun, University of the Witwatersrand

  4. A method for estimating sub-national mortality rates by using incomplete civil registration to correct census data on recent deathsRob Dorrington, University of Cape Town; Ian M. Timaeus, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

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