WHO guidance for measuring maternal mortality from a census

Abstract

Chapter 1 of this publication discusses the maternal mortality indicators measured by the census. Chapter 2 covers issues that government agencies should consider when deciding to add maternal mortality questions to the census. Chapter 3 provides recommendations regarding census questionnaire design, training and data editing and tabulation. Chapter 4 describes in detail the methods for evaluating and adjusting censusbased results on maternal mortality, and Chapter 5 lists suggestions regarding the dissemination and use of the results following data evaluation and adjustment.

Citation

World Health Organization. WHO guidance for measuring maternal mortality from a census. World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (2013) 82 pp. ISBN 978 92 4 150611 3

WHO guidance for measuring maternal mortality from a census

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