Session 74:
Mortality Measurement

Friday, May 2
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Directors Row 3
3rd Floor

Chair: Thomas LeGrand, University of Montreal
Discussant: Barthelemy Kuate-Defo, University of Montreal

  1. Infant Mortality in Brazil: A Probabilistic Record Linkage ApproachCarla J Machado, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR); Kenneth Hill, Johns Hopkins University

  2. Assessing the Validity of Adult Mortality Estimates Measured through Questions on Sibling Survival in Household SurveysEmmanuela E. Gakidou, World Health Organization (WHO); Christopher J.L. Murray, World Health Organization (WHO); Margaret Hogan, World Health Organization (WHO); Alan D. Lopez, World Health Organization (WHO)

  3. New Life Tables for Latin America: An Investigation of the Evolution of Mortality Patterns since 1900Guido Pinto, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  4. Aggregation and Insurance-Mortality EstimationWilliam H. Dow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Kristy Gonzalez, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Luis Rosero-Bixby, Universidad de Costa Rica

  5. New Life Tables for Sub-Saharan African CountriesPierre Ngom, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Alex Ezeh, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

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