Mortality in Vietnam, 1979–1989

  title={Mortality in Vietnam, 1979–1989},
  author={M. Giovanna Merli},
Little is known about past and present mortality in Vietnam, as the first official data on mortality have only recently become available from censuses taken in 1979 and 1989. Using these data, I estimate Vietnamese mortality during the intercensal period using two techniques that rely on age-specific growth rates from two successive age distributions. Intercensal emigration and differential completeness of census enumeration associated with massive outflows of refugees in the wake of the… CONTINUE READING

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