Year: 2014 Source: Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.(2007).61(6): 519-526 doi:10.1136/jech.2005.043927 SIEC No: 20140149

Death registration systems in rural China are in a developmental stage. The Disease Surveillance Points (DSP) system provides the only nationally representative information on causes of death. In this system, there are no standard procedures or instruments for ascertaining causes of death; hence available statistics require careful evaluation before use.

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