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    WorldPop Asia births dataset details

    DATASET: Alpha version 2010, 2012, 2015, 2020, 2025, 2030, and 2035 estimates of numbers of live births per grid square, with national totals adjusted to match UN national estimates on numbers of live births (http://esa.un.org/wpp/).
    REGION: Asia
    SPATIAL RESOLUTION: 0.000833333 decimal degrees (approx 100m at the equator)
    PROJECTION: Geographic, WGS84
    UNITS: Estimated births per grid square
    MAPPING APPROACH: Tatem AJ, Campbell J, Guerra-Arias M, de Bernis L, Moran A, Matthews Z, 2014, Mapping for maternal and newborn health: the distributions of women of childbearing age, pregnancies and births, International Journal of Health Geographics, 13:2
    FORMAT: Geotiff (zipped using 7-zip (open access tool): www.7-zip.org)
    FILENAMES: Example - AZE2010adjustedBirths.tif = Azerbaijan (AZE) births count map for 2010 adjusted to match UN national estimates on numbers of live births.

    Dataset construction details and input data are provided here: http://www.worldpop.org.uk/data/methods/
    The births mapping approach is described here: http://www.ij-healthgeographics.com/content/13/1/2
    DOI: 10.5258/SOTON/WP00211

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