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Malaria prevalence metrics in low- and middle-income countries: an assessment of precision in nationally-representative surveys

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One pillar to monitoring progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals is the investment in high quality data to strengthen the scientific basis for decision-making. At present, nationally-representative surveys are the main source of data for establishing a scientific evidence base, monitoring, and evaluation of health metrics. However, little is known about the optimal precisions of various population-level health and development indicators that remains unquantified in nationally-repre...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12936-017-2127-y

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Funding agency for:
Snow, R
Grant:
Principal Research Fellow (#103602
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Article number:
475
Publication date:
2017-11-21
Acceptance date:
2017-11-16
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Pmid:
29162099
Source identifiers:
796772
Language:
English
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pubs:796772
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uuid:a93887cf-1ac0-4b6e-b775-eb13eafaac3b
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Deposit date:
2018-01-10

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