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Handbook on the collection of fertility and mortality data /
Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division.
imprint
New York : United Nations, 2004.
description
vii, 129 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
ISBN
9211614627
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imprint
New York : United Nations, 2004.
isbn
9211614627
general note
"ST/ESA/STAT/SER.F/92"
"Sales No. E.03.XVII.11"--T.p. verso.
catalogue key
5261718
 
Also available via the Internet. Address as of 7/6/2004: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/workshop/Ghana2004/docs/Handbook%5FFertility%5FMortality.pdf
Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-111) and index.
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Socio-economic policy planning and monitoring requires accurate data on births, deaths and population, in order to plan effectively for provision of health, education, employment and social security services. This publication contains detailed information on the compilation of demographic data using a range of complementary methods which can be combined to suit national conditions. Topics covered include: planning collection of fertility and mortality data; fieldwork, data processing and archiving; evaluation, estimation and dissemination; civil registration records, censuses and surveys as data sources.

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