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Reliability of death registration in South Africa : a case study

Khoza, Christine


There is under-utilisation of death registration data for mortality estimation in South Africa even though completeness of these data was found to have improved since 1996. Low content quality of these data is gauged by misclassification various causes of death, particularly the under-reporting of deaths due to HIV/AIDS. This thesis sought to investigate overall reliability of these data. To accomplish this, analysis was classified into two parts. The first part focused on the national death...[Show more]

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