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Document Type
Comparative Reports
Publication Topic(s)
Infant and Child Mortality
Language
English
Author(s)
George Bicego and Omar B. Ahmad and Macro International Inc. Calverton, Maryland, USA
Publication Date
August 1996
Publication ID
CS20

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Small PDF IconFront Matter (PDF, 662K)
Small PDF Icon1 - Introduction (PDF, 170K)
Small PDF Icon2 - Levels, Patterns, and Trends in Childhood (PDF, 867K)
Small PDF Icon3 - Bio-demographic Differentials in Childhood Mortality (PDF, 885K)
Small PDF Icon4 - Socioeconomic Differentials in Childhood Mortality (PDF, 1047K)
Small PDF Icon5 - Conclusions (PDF, 444K)
Small PDF IconReferences (PDF, 313K)
Small PDF IconAppendix A - Calculations of Synthetic Cohort Probabilities of Death (PDF, 279K)
Small PDF IconAppendix B - Summary of DHS-I, DHS-II and DHS-III Surveys, 1985-1995 (PDF, 188K)
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Abstract:

The aim of this report is to assist in the formulation of child health policy and the evaluation of programs intended to improve the well-being and survival prospects of young children. Levels, trends and differentials in childhood mortality are presented using DHS data collected in 20 countries over the period 1990-1994.