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Tropical epidemiology: a system for continuous demographic monitoring of a study population.

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Epidemiologists in many developing countries, where official demographic services are unavailable, have to include some demographic functions in their work. The usual method of documenting a study population for epidemiological research in a developing country consists of three stages: mapping, enumeration and vital registration. This paper considers the last element of this process, detailing the development of a suitable data system and explaining how its implementation using microcomputers...

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Stephens, J More by this author
Alonso, PL More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
Methods of information in medicine
Volume:
28
Issue:
3
Pages:
155-159
Publication date:
1989-07-05
ISSN:
0026-1270
URN:
uuid:e31674fa-3ff6-4da4-8ae4-6c19fbb80344
Source identifiers:
102351
Local pid:
pubs:102351

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