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Vital registration system


A method of recording vital events such as births, deaths, fetal deaths, marriages and divorces that occur among a population.
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Prorating


Projection tools that rely on the projection of a larger or parent population to project the population size of a sub-area.
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What's New


mHealth for Health Information Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries – Challenges and Opportunities in Data Quality, Privacy, and Security
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Navigation


Resources Training Publications Tools Newsroom Events Podcasts Presentations Webinars Videos Networks Health Information Systems Strengthening Resource Center
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Survival rate


The probability of a given age group surviving into the next age group.
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Ratio


Measures the size of a population group, a in terms of another population group, b such as the sex ratio which measures males in terms of females.
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Rate


Measures the frequency of a demographic event occurring in a population.
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Projection


A calculation of the size of the population for a future date in time.
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Population Pyramids


A graphic tool to study the age and sex distribution of a population.
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Life table


Measures mortality, survivorship and life expectancy for each age group of a population. Age-specific death rates are applied to a hypothetical cohort of newborn babies. The table records the probabil [..]
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