Monitoring mortality in forced migrants--can Bayesian methods help us to do better with the (little) data we have?

PLoS Med. 2015 Oct 20;12(10):e1001887. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001887. eCollection 2015 Oct.

Abstract

In crisis situations, data are scarce-Peter Heudtlass and colleagues explore ways of best understanding the extra risk of death borne by forced migrants.

MeSH terms

  • Bayes Theorem*
  • Cause of Death
  • Humans
  • Iraq / epidemiology
  • Mortality / trends*
  • Sudan / epidemiology
  • Transients and Migrants*
  • Vulnerable Populations

Grant support

The authors have not received any funding for this work.