Identifying and verifying causes of death in Turkey: National verbal autopsy survey

Akgun S., Colak M., BAKAR C.

PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.126, no.2, pp.150-158, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 126 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.puhe.2011.09.031
  • Journal Name: PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.150-158
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives: The aim of this study was to identify the national, rural, and urban mortality rates, and to define the medical causes of death for the 0-28 days and 29 days-5 years age groups, as well as adult mortality in Turkey.