Thursday, December 9 / 2:00 - 3:30 UTC

Session 136
Data Quality: From Pregnancy to Death

Chair: Thomas Pullum, Demographic and Health Surveys Program

1. How reliable are self-reported estimates of birth registration completeness from household surveys? Comparison with vital statistics systemsTim Adair, University of Melbourne; Alan Lopez, Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation.

2. A comparative analysis of pregnancy reporting and differentials in under-five mortality in HDSSHallie Eilerts, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Julio E. Romero Prieto, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Kobus Herbst, Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) and DSI-MRC South African Population Research Infrastructure (SAPRIN); Dickman Gareta, Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI); Sammy Khagayi, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)/CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration; Momodou Jasseh, Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Georges Reniers, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

3. Assessing Mortality Registration in Kerala: The Maranam StudySneha Mani, University of Pennsylvania; Aashish Gupta, University of Oxford.

4. Examination of the Quality of Sample Registration System Data on Births and Deaths Data in India and Major StatesAjit Yadav, GIZ; Faujdar Ram, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS).

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