Mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo: a nationwide survey

@article{Coghlan2006MortalityIT,
  title={Mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo: a nationwide survey},
  author={B. Coghlan and R. Brennan and P. Ngoy and David Dofara and Brad Otto and M. Clements and Tony Stewart},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2006},
  volume={367},
  pages={44-51}
}
BACKGROUND Commencing in 1998, the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been a humanitarian disaster, but has drawn little response from the international community. To document rates and trends in mortality and provide recommendations for political and humanitarian interventions, we did a nationwide mortality survey during April-July, 2004. METHODS We used a stratified three-stage, household-based cluster sampling technique. Of 511 health zones, 49 were excluded because of insecurity… Expand
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