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Session 22:
Adult mortality in Africa

Tuesday, December 11
10:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Ngorongoro Wing. 3rd Floor

Chair: Tukufu Zuberi, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Quincy Stewart, Indiana University

  1. Adult mortality based on death notification data in South Africa: 1997-2004Barbara A. Anderson, University of Michigan; Heston Phillips, Statistics South Africa

  2. Estimating adult mortality in Cameroon from census data on household deaths: 1976-1987Martin Bangha, University of Pennsylvania

  3. Adult mortality in Southern Africa using deaths reported by households: some methodological issues and resultsRob Dorrington, University of Cape Town; Ian M. Timaeus, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Simon Gregson, Imperial College

  4. Measuring adult mortality in the era of HIV/AIDS: Estimates from census age distributionRobert G. Mswia, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Philip W Setel, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Tukufu Zuberi, University of Pennsylvania

  5. What can census data on household deaths tell us about adult mortality in Lesotho and Botswana?Kevin J A Thomas, Pennsylvania State University; Kenneth Hill, Harvard University

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