Counting the dead and what they died from: an assessment of the global status of cause of death data.

@article{Mathers2005CountingTD,
  title={Counting the dead and what they died from: an assessment of the global status of cause of death data.},
  author={Colin Douglas Mathers and Doris Ma Fat and Mie Inoue and Chalapati Rao and Alan D Lopez},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2005},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={171-7}
}
OBJECTIVE We sought to assess the current status of global data on death registration and to examine several indicators of data completeness and quality. METHODS We summarized the availability of death registration data by year and country. Indicators of data quality were assessed for each country and included the timeliness, completeness and coverage of… CONTINUE READING