Measuring fertility through mobile‒phone based household surveys: Methods, data quality, and lessons learned from PMA2020 surveys

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Yoonjoung Choi ; Qingfeng Li ; Blake Zachary (2018)
  • Publisher: Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
  • Journal: Demographic Research (issn: 1435-9871)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4054/DemRes.2018.38.55
  • Subject: data quality | Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) | Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020 (PMA2020) | survey design | total fertility rate (TFR) | Demography. Population. Vital events | HB848-3697

<b>Background</b>: PMA2020 is a survey platform with resident enumerators using mobile phones. Instead of collecting full birth history, total fertility rates (TFR) have been measured with a limited number of questions on recent births. Employing new approaches provides... View more
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