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Improving Methods to Measure Comparable Mortality by Cause - PHMRC Shortened Questionnaire Open and Closed Response Sections 2013

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Provider 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Geography 
Chittagong
Bohol
Sri Lanka (LKA)
Western
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
05/2013 - 07/2013
Data type
Summary 

These data were collected as part of the Improving Methods to Measure Comparable Mortality by Cause project, funded by Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Verbal autopsy (VA) interviews were collected using the Population Health Metrics Research Consortium (PHMRC) shortened questionnaire on electronic tablets. Data was was collected from three sites: Matlab, Bangladesh; Kalutara, Sri Lanka; and Bohol, Philippines. The datasets correspond to the closed response and open response sections for each of the three sites.

The archive is associated with the following publication: Flaxman AD, Stewart A, Joseph JC, et al. Implementing the PHMRC Shortened Questionnaire: survey duration of open and closed questions in three sites. Manuscript submitted for publication.

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Publication year 
2017
Suggested citation 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), National Institute of Health Sciences (Sri Lanka), Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, School of Population Health, University of Queensland (Australia). Improving Methods to Measure Comparable Mortality by Cause - PHMRC Shortened Questionnaire Open and Closed Response Sections 2013. Seattle, United States: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2017.