United Nations Statistics Division
Follow-up Method in Demographic Sample Surveys
Series: F, No.41
Languages available:*E, *A, *C, F, *R, *S
This publication presents an important tool for countries to arrive at more reliable estimates of mortality and fertility rates. Interest by statistical organizations in this method has arisen within the framework of the National Household Survey Capability Programme. The report deals with the survey plan and its operational aspects including methods of recording, checking and processing of information. It examines the coordination needs in the follow-up approach and describes the calculation of vital rates using survey results.
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