Propensity score weighting for addressing under-reporting in mortality surveillance: a proof-of-concept study using the nationally representative mortality data in China

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BACKGROUND National mortality data are obtained routinely by the Disease Surveillance Points system (DSPs) in China and under-reporting is a big challenge in mortality surveillance. METHODS We carried out an under-reporting field survey in all 161 DSP sites to collect death cases during 2009-2011, using a multi-stage stratified sampling. To identify under… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12963-015-0051-3

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@inproceedings{Guo2015PropensitySW, title={Propensity score weighting for addressing under-reporting in mortality surveillance: a proof-of-concept study using the nationally representative mortality data in China}, author={Kang Guo and Peng Yin and Lijun Wang and Yibing Ji and Qingfeng Li and David Bishai and Shiwei Liu and Yunning Liu and Thomas Astell-Burt and Xiaoqi Feng and Jinling You and Jiangmei Liu and Mai Zhou}, booktitle={Population health metrics}, year={2015} }