This study basically aims at estimating fertility and childhood
mortality rates for a rural community in the Western Region of Ghana using
the pregnancy history method. The method was found to have a few advantages
over other indirect methods used for estimating fertility and childhood
mortality. However, pregnancy history data suffer from under-reporting,
event misplacement and age mis-statement errors; and these off-set some of
the advantages of the method.
The observed rates from the...[Show more]
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