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Demography (1983) 20 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 February 1983
... and supplements an earlier study of infant and child mortality in Sri Lanka by Meegama. Those factors found to be strongly associated with mortality are mother’s and father’s education, time period of birth, urban/rural/estate residence, ethnicity, sex, birth order, age of the mother at the birth, and type...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 607–621.
Published: 01 November 1983
.... Discussion Paper No. 332. New Haven, CT: Yale University Economic Growth Center. Arriaga, Eduardo. 1980. Infant and Child Mortality in Less Developed Countries. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Population Association of America, Denver, Colorado, April 10–12. Avery, Roger C. 1978...
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 21–34.
Published: 01 February 1975
...S. K. Gaisie Abstract This paper attempts to measure infant and child mortality levels and also to determine their structure by utilizing the results of the 1968–1969 National Demographic Sample Survey which was conducted under the directorship of the author. Among the major problems encountered...
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Demography (1973) 10 (4): 639–657.
Published: 01 November 1973
... in measuring cumulative fertility, and about equally as effective as the depth interview in measuring infant/child mortality. Most of the deficiency in the quality of the short-interview data can be attributed to accepting information from other household members or neighbors when the woman herself...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 737–756.
Published: 01 November 2005
... child survival, measured as average infant mortality across social networks, increases the likelihood of a non numeric response and (2) that this effect will be stronger when there is less variance in infant mortality experience within women’s networks. The results suggest that nonnumeric response may...
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Demography (1999) 36 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Alberto Palloni; Hantamala Rafalimanana Abstract In this paper, we examine empirical evidence for a relation between infant and child mortality and fertility in Latin American countries from 1920 to 1990. We investigate the relation at several levels of aggregation and evaluate the extent to which...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2005
... quarters of the infant mortality reduction, and nearly two thirds of the child mortality reduction. Rough calculations suggest that the social rate of return to these technologies was greater than 23 to 1, with a cost per person-year saved by clean water of about $500 in 2003 dollars. Implications...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 337–360.
Published: 09 January 2017
...Payal Hathi; Sabrina Haque; Lovey Pant; Diane Coffey; Dean Spears Abstract A long literature in demography has debated the importance of place for health, especially children’s health. In this study, we assess whether the importance of dense settlement for infant mortality and child height...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 271–294.
Published: 30 January 2018
... on the gender of older siblings and the gender of the child. Finally, women who want many children often start their fertility career early, in juvenile ages. Infants born to very young mothers face higher mortality risks, for example, due to complications of giving birth (Montgomery and Lloyd 1996 ). 4...
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 329–339.
Published: 01 August 1996
... for completeness of registration, we adjusted upward the national infant and child mortality rates from registration data, giving values of 73 per 1,000 for infant mortality and 99 for 5 q 0 for the period 1987–1990. These values are approximately 20% above the corresponding direct estimates from the PAPCHILD...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 71–81.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Sonalde Desai; Soumya Alva Abstract Using data from the first round of Demographic and Health Surveys for 22 developing countries, we examine the effect of maternal education on three markers of child health: infant mortality, children s height-for-age, and immunization status. In contrast to other...
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 341–366.
Published: 09 January 2014
...-level prevalence of polygyny and infant mortality net of family structure for infant i in family j in subnational region k in country l ; where X ijkl is a vector of child-level covariates; Y jkl is a vector of family-level covariates; C l are country dummy variables; u j...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 421–444.
Published: 14 November 2012
... and preconception environment by comparing male-female differences in mortality across opposite-sex twins, same-sex twins, and all twins. Using a large sample of twins from sub-Saharan Africa, I find that both preconception environment and child biology increase the mortality of male infants, but the effect...
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Demography (1991) 28 (4): 639–660.
Published: 01 November 1991
... , Michael R. ( 1991 ). Fatal Years: Child Mortality in Late Nineteenth Century America . Princeton : Princeton University Press . Rogers , Richard G. ( 1984 ). Infant Mortality Among New Mexican Hispanics, Anglos, and Indians . Social Science Quarterly , 65 , 876 – 884 . Rogers...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 1117–1142.
Published: 01 June 2022
... live births, we examine the length of the birth intervals preceding and following the index person. Research has long examined how spacing is related to infant and child mortality in historical contexts and contemporary low- and middle-income countries ( Bean et al. 1992 ; Conde-Agudelo et al. 2006...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 771–784.
Published: 01 November 2007
...–1993 period, a time of rapid fertility decline. Generalized hazard-regression analyses are employed to assess the effect of infant and child mortality on the hazard of conception, with controls for birth order and maternal age and educational attainment. Results show that childhood mortality reduces...
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Demography (1989) 26 (1): 15–35.
Published: 01 February 1989
...John B. Casterline; Elizabeth C. Cooksey; Abdel Fattah E. Ismail Abstract This article uses household-level economic and fertility survey data to examine the relationship between household income and child survival in Egypt. Income has little effect on infant mortality but is inversely related...
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Demography (1986) 23 (1): 31–52.
Published: 01 February 1986
... . Harfouche J. K. ( 1970 ). The importance of breastfeeding . Journal of Tropical Pediatrics , 16 , 135 – 175 . Hobcraft J. N. , McDonald J. W. , & Rutstein. S. O. ( 1983 ). Childspacing effects on infant and early child mortality . Population Index , 49 , 585 – 618...
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Demography (1982) 19 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 August 1982
... . Social Sciences & Medicine , 11 , 453 – 470 . 10.1016/0037-7856(77)90022-1 Arriaga Eduardo E. ( 1980 ). Infant and Child Mortality in Selected Asian Countries Proceedings of the Meeting on Socioeconomic Determinants and Consequences of Mortality, El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico City...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 104–121.
Published: 01 March 1968
... be obtained either through programs to reduce infant and child mortality or through social security programs that may serve to reduce parental desire to be highly certain of at least one living son during old age. However, it is doubtful that a perfect means of birth control will of itself achieve a low rate...