u5mr: Under-Five Child Mortality Estimation

Contains functions for calculating under-five child mortality estimates using the Trussell version of the Brass method (United Nations (1990) <https://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/publications/pdf/mortality/stepguide_childmort.pdf> and United Nations (1983) <https://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/publications/pdf/mortality/stepguide_childmort.pdf>) as well as applying the cohort-derived methods by Rajaratnam and colleagues (Rajaratnam JK, Tran LN, Lopez AD, Murray CJL (2010) "Measuring Under-Five Mortality: Validation of New Low-Cost Methods" <doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000253>).

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AuthorMyo Minn Oo [aut, cre] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4089-016X>)
MaintainerMyo Minn Oo <dr.myominnoo@gmail.com>
LicenseGPL (>= 2)
URL https://github.com/myominnoo/u5mr
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u5mr documentation built on Sept. 9, 2021, 5:08 p.m.