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Ghana Child Verbal Autopsy Study 2008

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General Info
Geography 
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2008 - 11/2008
Series or system 
Child Verbal Autopsy Study (CVAS)
DHS Program Surveys
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Ghana Child Verbal Autopsy Study 2008 is a follow up survey to the 2008 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (DHS). The objective of the verbal autopsy study was to gather cause of death information for children under five through interviews with a subsample of households that had reported a child death during the 2008 Ghana DHS.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ghana Health Service, Ghana Statistical Service, ICF Macro, MEASURE Evaluation Project, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina. Ghana Child Verbal Autopsy Study 2008.