Mortality Estimates for Small Areas in Argentina, 2009–2011

Nicolas Sacco Zeballos
Iván Williams
Bernardo L. Queiroz, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR)

In Latin America and the Caribbean, demand for sub-national level data is growing, both as a tool for the application of different development plans and for the allocation of resources. In this article we estimate mortality levels for small areas in Argentina (selected provinces) during the period 2009-2011. For this, we a bayesiona empirical estimation. The work plan will allow building an input both for the elaboration of public policies and for deepening the differentials of mortality in the selected geographical areas.

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 Presented in Session 123. Flash Session: Geospatial Analysis in Applied Demography