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Zambia Sample Vital Registration with Verbal Autopsy (SAVVY) 2015-2016

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General Info
Geography 
Zambia (ZMB)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2015 - 12/2016
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Nationally representative
  • Sample registration
  • Urban-rural representative
  • Verbal autopsy
Summary 

In the follow-up to the 2010-2012 phase of this program, SAVVY data were collected from all provinces. Interviewers used a modified WHO VA questionnaire, and physicians coded causes of death, using ICD-10 guidelines. A total of 4,350 deaths were recorded in a sample population of 500,000, representing 350 sampling clusters.

Citation
Publication year 
2018
Suggested citation 
Central Statistical Office (Zambia), Ministry of Health (Zambia). Zambia Sample Vital Registration with Verbal Autopsy (SAVVY) 2015-2016. Lusaka, Zambia: Central Statistical Office (Zambia), 2018.