Global Health Data Exchange - Discover the World's Health Data

India - Maharashtra Survey of Causes of Death 2011

Nav

General Info
Original or alternative title 
Survey of Causes of Deaths Scheme (Rural) 2011
Geography 
India (IND)
Maharashtra
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/2011 - 12/2011
Series or system 
India Survey of Causes of Death (SCD)
Data type
Survey:
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Rural only
  • Verbal autopsy
Summary 

The Survey of Causes of Death (SCD) collected fertility and mortality data from rural households of Maharashtra. Field agents visited villages twice a month, and they interviewed family members when deaths have occurred in the households. Medical officers assigned the cause of death based on verbal autopsies. The SCD scheme was discontinued at the national level in 1997, but the state of Maharashtra continued using the survey to analyze mortality trends in rural areas.

The report provides tabulations on deaths by sex, 10-year age groups, and 111 causes.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Public Health Department, Government of Maharashtra. India - Maharashtra Survey of Causes of Death 2011. Mumbai, India: Public Health Department, Government of Maharashtra.