Viii . Use of Direct and Indirect Techniques for Estimating the Completeness of Death Registration Systems *

@inproceedings{Preston2007ViiiU,
  title={Viii . Use of Direct and Indirect Techniques for Estimating the Completeness of Death Registration Systems *},
  author={Samuel H. Preston},
  year={2007}
}
This chapter reviews briefly the direct and indirect means of estimating the completeness with which deaths are recorded in a civil registration system. In accordance with the instructions of the organizers of the Meeting, it was designed as an adjunct to the paper presented by Moriyama,' on continuous registration systems. It should be noted that the methods can be used with little modification for systems other than civil registration, for example, survey reports on household deaths in the… CONTINUE READING