study guide - 17/10/201111:18:00 Demographers count people...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
17/10/2011 11:18:00 Demographers- count people count births count deaths count migrants main causes of demographic data- vital registration (marriages, births, deaths) censuses surveys US census of 1970 wasn’t a real census bc it didn’t have universality verbal autopsy = interview children about signs and symptoms before the death and then either have the computer decide on cause of death or have a team of 2 or 3 doctors review independently and then decide on cause when is a verbal autopsy used?- when vital registration is incomplete 4 features of a census 1. individual enumeration 2. universality 3. simultaneity 4. periodicity surveys: sampling methods interviewers
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
questionnaires field procedures data entry, analysis and report writing Demographic and health surveys (DHS)- nationally representative household surveys that provide data for a wide range of indicators in the areas of population health and nutrition. They typically have large sample sizes and are taken every 5 years
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course PUBLIC HEA 230.225 taught by Professor Dr.becker during the Fall '11 term at Johns Hopkins.

Page1 / 3

study guide - 17/10/201111:18:00 Demographers count people...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online