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Type Journal Article - Sexually Transmitted Infections
Title Discrepancies Between UN Models And DHS Survey Estimates Of Maternal Orphan Prevalence: Insights From Analyses Of Survey Data From Zimbabwe
Volume 84
Issue Suppl 1
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2008
Page numbers i57-i62
URL http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2569835/
Model-based estimates of maternal (but not paternal) orphanhood are higher than those based on data from demographic and health surveys (DHS). We investigate the consistency of reporting of parental survival status in data from Manicaland, Zimbabwe.

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