Capture-recapture analysis of all-cause mortality data in Bohol, Philippines

  title={Capture-recapture analysis of all-cause mortality data in Bohol, Philippines},
  author={Karen L.T. Carter and Gail M. Williams and Veronica Tallo and Diozele Hazel M Sanvictores and Hazel Madera and Ian Riley},
  booktitle={Population health metrics},
BACKGROUND Despite the importance of mortality data for effective planning and monitoring of health services, official reporting systems rarely capture every death. The completeness of death reporting and the subsequent effect on mortality estimates were examined in six municipalities of Bohol province in the Philippines using a system review and capture-recapture analysis. METHODS Reports of deaths were collected from records at local civil registration offices, health centers and hospitals… CONTINUE READING


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