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İndicator 3.2.2 Neonatal mortality rate

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The following table describes the metadata developed in accordance with the structure of United Integrated Metadata (SIS 2.0).
İndicator name: Neonatal mortality rate
1 1 Contact
1.1 Contact organisation State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan
1.2 Contact organisation unit  Department of Population Statistics
1.3 Contact name Allahverdiyev Rza
1.4 Contact person function Head of Department of Population Statistics
1.5 Contact mail address Baku-AZ 1136, Inshaatchilar Avenue 81
1.6 Contact email address rza@azstat.org
1.7 Contact phone number +99412 538 51 43
1.8 Contact fax number +99412 538 74 51
2 1 Metadata update
2.1 Metadata last certified
2.2 Metadata last posted 7/30/2018
2.3 Metadata last update
3 1 Statistical presentation
3.1 Data description Death of newborns, death of children up to 28 days of birth; one of the main indicators of infant mortality (expressed in promille - ‰).
3.2 Classification system
3.3 Sector coverage
3.4 Statistical concepts and definitions In neonatal death, it is understood that the child born during a particular year or period is likely to die within the first full 28 days of life, taking into account the mortality rates for the age group, and is calculated for every 1,000 live births. Neonatal deaths (deaths during the first full 28 days of life) can be divided into early neonatal deaths occurring in the first 7 days of life and early neonatal deaths occurring between the first 7-28 days of life.
3.5 Statistical unit Administrative information
3.6 Statistical population 1-VVADQ official statistical report form and data from the Ministry of Health
3.7 Reference area Age, sex and overall republic
3.8 Time coverage The dynamics of the data are conducted from 2015 to the present.
3.9 Base period 2015
4 1 Unit of measure Number of live births per 1000 population
5 1 Reference period annual
6 1 Institutional mandate
6.1 Legal acts and other agreements Coding and processing of death information on reasons are conducted in accordance with X Review International Classification of Diseases, injuries and causes of death.
6.2 Data sharing Made by the statistical analysis of data contained in relevant acts on the deaths made by the Registry Offices of the Ministry of Justice and based on the data of the Ministry of Health.
7 1 Confidentiality
7.1 Confidentiality - policy In accordance with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Official Statistics", preliminary information is prohibited.
7.2 Confidentiality - data treatment It is not permitted to distribute official statistical material that reflects or discloses confidential information among users. The summary (generalized) information permitted to disclose shall contain at least three statistical information and, as such, the share of any of the statistical units shall not exceed 85%.
8 1 Release policy
8.1 Release calendar It is based on the statistical data and the approved graphics on dissemination of press data .
8.2 Release calendar access The broadcasting schedule is posted on the Committee's website on the Electronic Services section. Login is open to all users and is not subject to any restrictions. http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/6/calendar_y/
8.3 User access One of the important directions of the Statistical Committee's work is the efficient dissemination of the results of statistical activities and more detailed information was provided in the document "Policy on the dissemination of official statistical data", approved by the Decree No 8/02 s of the State Statistical Committee dated 19.02.2014 (http: // www .stat.gov.az / menu / 6 / dissemination_policy / DissPolicy_az_2014.pdf).
9 1 Frequency of dissemination annual
10 1 Accessibility and clarity
10.1 News release It is both paper and electronic version.
10.2 Publications Children in Azerbaijan
10.3 On-line database The publication of annual journals and bulletins is based on the baseline data. Press Release, Express-Info, and many Tasks are based on the results of base data.
10.4 Micro-data access Access to micro-data is prohibited. Only preliminary information can be used by the Chairman of the State Statistical Committee in accordance with the "Rules for issuing micro-data to users for use in research purposes" approved in 13.06.2011.
10.5 Other
10.6 Documentation on methodology Methodological recommendations are available and information is provided in the metadata section.
10.7 Quality documentation Standards of corrections in published and disseminated official statistical data General model of statistical business process (Azerbaijan version, third edition) Quality Assessment Reporting Standards and Recommendations The quality assurance reports of the integrated integrated metadata (SIS 2.0) and its basics (ESQRS 2.0 ) and structure of metadata (ESMS 2.0)
11 1 Quality management
11.1 Quality assurance The State Statistical Committee has implemented a quality management system in accordance with the ISO 9001 international standard. In 2013, an external audit of the quality management system was conducted by the State Statistical Committee, and in August of the same year in the field of "Production and dissemination of official statistical data" the international standard ISO 9001: 2008 compliance certificate has been obtained. After the change in the international standard in 2015, all documents of the quality management system have been revised according to the requirements of the ISO 9001: 2015 international standard. On March 9-10, 2017, the State Statistical Committee received an external audit (Certification Audit) compliance with the ISO 9001: 2015 international quality standard and obtained a certificate of conformity to ISO 9001: 2015 in the field of "Production and dissemination of official statistics data". http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/2/quality/az/sertifikat_2015.pdf The European Statistical Bureau (Eurostat), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in 2010 and 2017 A Global Assessment of the National Statistical System of the Republic of Azerbaijan has been conducted by the European Free Trade Association (AATA) and works are under way to improve the statistical system in line with recommendations from experts.
11.2 Quality assessment Each year, audits in all departments are conducted on the basis of the "Audit Program". Audit groups are organized for the audit, and an individual audit plan is approved for each department. Audit group conducts audit based on audit plan. Internal monitoring of quality aspects in the system of the SSC is carried out by a competent structural division (Quality Management and Metadata), and a comprehensive review of the results of audits is submitted to the management. Audit team members (auditors) are guided by head auditors and seminars organized not less than once a year. The work of the State Statistical Committee meeting the requirements of international standards "Quality Management Systems. Requirements "ISO 9001: 2015 considered to be the most powerful feature of the company. It is considered to be one of the strongest aspects of electronic document handling and the gradual adaptation of the staff (employees) to the requirements of new standards due to paper document circulation.
12 1 Relevance
12.1 User needs Once a year, meetings with users on the population and gender statistics are held and their needs are assessed. Any request for non-satisfaction of the user's needs shall be evaluated operatively and if the information is relevant, the relevant information will be collected the following years and added to the official statistical report.
12.2 User satisfaction The last time in 2010, the survey was conducted by the SSC's department of Dissemination of Information, and 78.7% of the respondents stated that they fully 19.6% partly believe population statistics.
12.3 Completeness The information is full and no questions have been raised regarding any period or field.
13 1 Accuracy and reliability
13.1 Overall accuracy
13.2 Sampling error Conducted completely selection error is not calculated.
13.3 Non-sampling error The non-selective error is conducted in accordance with the "Rules on classification and elimination of errors in reporting data", approved by the order of the State Statistical Committee of 4 January 2013, number 4/t.
14 1 Timeliness and punctuality
14.1 Timeliness Conducted by "Statistical Work Program" of State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
14.2 Punctuality Implemented by the "Statistical Work Program". There are no delays in the broadcast schedule and program.
15 1 Coherence and comparability
15.1 Comparability - geographical Covers geographically the country's provinces and administrative regions and cities.
15.2 Comparability - over time Starting from 2015, dynamic sequences are given continuously and no breaks are expected.
15.3 Coherence - cross domain Interconformity does not take place because other field statistics are not accumulated by departments.
15.4 Coherence - internal There may also be slight differences between initial and final information.
16 1 Cost and burden Every year, the composition of all reports on population and gender statistics is revised to reduce the burden on respondents. Thus, the official statistical observation form No. 1-DEC "Registration of births and infant mortality in households", official statistical reporting form No. 1-STM "Population number, natural and migration flows" in 2012 was canceled by the decision of the State Statistical Committee on June 27, 2012 to reduce the burden on respondents and revised the official statistical reporting form 1-STM, and a number of amendments were made and approved in the form of statistical tables.
17 1 Data revision
17.1 Data revision - policy Data clarification policy is conducted according to the "Regulation on Review of Information on Key Statistical Data," approved by Decree of the State Statistics Committee No. 60/t dated 10.05.2016. This document is open to the public and posted on the Committee's website in the Statistical Publications section. http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/6/information_regulations/reg_05_2016.pdf.
17.2 Data revision - practice After preliminary information was received, definitions are made and final information is received. There is a slight difference between the initial and the final data.
18 1 Statistical processing
18.1 Source data 1-VVADQ official statistical report form and data from the Ministry of Health
18.2 Frequency of data collection annual
18.3 Data collection By the city and district registration departments of the Ministry of Justice, to the local statistical agencies and to the State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan after initial inspection. Also, based on data of Ministry of Healthcare 
18.4 Data validation Data on births and deaths are collected on a statistical basis from the citizenship situation acts data of the Registry offices of Ministry of Justice every year and prepared based on the data of Ministry of Health
18.5 Data compilation No data compilation.
18.6 Adjustment Seasonal adjustments are made and is done in accordance with the methodological materials for the "Seasonal adjustments and the use of Demetra program", approved by the Decision number 30/14 dated 25 July 2011 of the State Statistical Committee.
19 1 Comment No additional comments.