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Source Information

Central African Republic

Last updated on IDB: December 2009
AIDS mortality explicitly modeled? Yes
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1975 census 1975 Census population adjusted under age 10 to be consistent with estimated fertility, mortality, with total further adjusted to official estimate of total population, smoothed, and moved to midyear. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2003 census 2003 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2003 census 2003 Direct estimate of total fertility rate. 2
Mortality 2001 survey 2006 Direct estimate of infant mortality, by sex, for the 10 years prior to the survey and Coale-Demeny North model life tables. 3
Migration 2005 refugee statistics 2005 Based on change in registered population. 4
Latest HIV prevalence data 2006 HIV surveillance 2006 Antenatal clinic sentinel surveillance data. 5
Latest HIV ARV data 2007 administrative data 2007 Official estimates reported to World Health Organization. 6

Ref. No. Citations
1 Direction de la Statistique Generale et des Etudes Economiques. 1987. Recensement General de la Population -- 1975: Analyse Abregee. Bangui.
2 Bureau Central du Recensement. 2005. Synthese des Resultats du Recensement General de la Population et de l'Habitation: Decembre 2003. Bangui.
3 United Nations Children's Fund. 2009. Child Mortality Database. <www.childmortality.org>.
4 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. 2005. 2005 Statistical Data Sheet. Geneva.
5 Ministère de la Santé et de la Population. 2008. Rapport de Surveillance Sentinelle du VIH 2006 (Draft 1). Bangui.
6 World Health Organization, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, and United Nations Children's Fund. 2008. Towards Universal Access, Scaling Up Priority HIV/AIDS Interventions in the Health Sector, Progress Report 2008. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization.

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