Measuring Mortality in Cross-sectional Surveys: Which Methods Are Best and Why?

Bradley A. Woodruff
2002 Prehospital and Disaster Medicine  
In emergency situations, mortality rates are critical indicators of a population's health status. When surveillance systems are not yet functioning or cannot be implemented, rates can be derived from data collected in populationbased, cross-sectional surveys.
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