Common methods and instruments for health interview surveys in Europe : report on the 4th WHO Consultation, Copenhagen 26-28 February 1997
AbstractHealth interview surveys (HIS) comprise a unique method of collecting specific types of data that are indispensable for health monitoring. To improve the availability and comparability of HIS data internationally, the WHO Regional Office for Europe initiated the HIS project. The specific objectives of the project are: to develop common methods and instruments for HIS; to use these as a reference for collecting and adjusting data already existing in countries to improve their comparability; and to promote the use of common instruments in the surveys conducted by countries. The meeting was the fourth in a series of consultations organized under the aegis of the project. The meeting reviewed progress to date, discussed the possibilities of developing common instruments for additional indicators, and agreed on a plan of work for the future
Consultation on Common Methods and Instruments for Health Interview Surveys in Europe (4th: 1997: Copenhagen, Denmark) & World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. (1997). Common methods and instruments for health interview surveys in Europe : report on the 4th WHO Consultation, Copenhagen 26-28 February 1997. Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/107728
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Health interview surveys : towards international harmonization of methods and instruments / edited by A. de Bruin, H. S. J. Picavet & A. Nossikov Bruin, A. de; Picavet, H. S. J; Nossikov, Anatoly; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (1996)
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