How High is Infant Mortality in Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS?
There are worrying indications that official infant mortality counts, based on administrative data, may underestimate the true gravity of the problem in 15 countires in the CEE / CIS region, including 11 out of 12 CIS countries. However, the paper also finds that surveys are rather blunt instruments, and that the confidence intervals that surround estimates from these surveys are often large.
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- Ruben Yeganyan & Irina Badurashvili & Evgeny M. Andreev & France Meslé & Vladimir M. Shkolnikov & Jacques Vallin, 2001. "Life expectancy in two Caucasian countries. How much due to overestimated population?," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 5(7), pages 217-244, December.