Table 2

Mortality data sources (number of Member States with recent deaths coverage) by WHO sub region for the GBD2000

Subregion

Category I: Complete vital statistics (95%+ coverage)

Category II: Incomplete vital statistics

Category III: Sample registration and surveillance systems

Category IV: Child mortality estimated from surveys and censuses

Category V: No recent data on child or adult mortality

Number of countries


AfrD

2

2

0

19

3

26

AfrE

0

2

1

14

3

20

AmrA

3

0

0

0

0

3

AmrB

17

9

0

0

0

26

AmrD

0

4

0

2

0

6

EmrB

4

3

0

6

0

13

EmrD

0

2

0

5

2

9

EurA

26

0

0

0

0

26

EurB

7

9

0

0

0

16

EurC

8

1

0

0

0

9

SearB

1

1

0

1

0

3

SearD

0

1

2

3

1

7

WprA

4

1

0

0

0

5

WprB

3

12

1

6

0

22


World

75

47

4

56

9

191


Shibuya et al. BMC Cancer 2002 2:37   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-2-37

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