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It would have been possible to recalculate the indices for the population as a whole by assigning weightings of 40% and 60% to the values obtained for the urban and rural populations, respectively; those proportions appear quite plausible in light of the last census and the rural exodus revealed by the survey. This was not done, however, because the adjustment would have resulted in only an illusory gain in accuracy, for two reasons:

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The age distribution of a population is determined by the interaction of fertility, mortality and international migration . Where fertility is high, populations tend to have a young age structure.Where fertility is low / falling, populations tend to have an older age structure.Where fertility is low / falling, populations tend to have an older age structure

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In response to the need for current economic, social, and demographic data to help in the reconstruction and development of Kosovo following the end of conflict in 1999, the first Kosovo-wide household-based Demographic, Socioeconomic and Reproductive Health Survey was conducted from November 1999 to February 2000. A second Kosovo Demographic, Social and Reproductive Health Survey was conducted in July of 2003 to provide updated information and collect information on some additional topics. We abbreviate these as the Kosovo Demographic and Health Survey – KDHS. 

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The report contains a summary of results that came out from the questionnaire over health education and economic situation of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities of Fushë Kosovë municipality.
 

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The current situation with death registration in Kosovo, as in most developing countries, is poor. Approximately one quarter to one-half of all deaths is not registered (UNFPA, 2009) This requires attention.
 

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This publication presents the results of the causes of death for 2008 and 2009 in an analytical way,through tables and standards in accordance with classifications recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Eurostat.
 

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The study assesses the support provided by UNFPA in promoting the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action within the context of MDG achievements in Kosovo.

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This paper details the preliminary findings of the first phase of a study of cervical and breast cancer in Kosovo.
 

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Maternal mortality data in Kosovo are scarce and unreliable.There is no comprehensive vital registration available precluding the conventional approach of counting maternal deaths to monitor trends in mortality.
 

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Gender-based violence can negatively impact economic development and impede efforts to fulfil Millennium Development Goals. In 2007, KWN used an exploratory research design involving multiple data sources to explore how gender-based violence may have impacted women’s reproductive health in Kosovo.
 

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