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Spatio-temporal patterns of under 5 mortality in Nigeria
Authors: Modupe Alake Ayoade
Source: SSM: Population Health, 6: 116-124; DOI: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2018.09.004
Topic(s): Child health
Childhood mortality
Children under five
Country: Africa
Published: DEC 2018
Abstract: Under 5 mortality rates in Nigeria are very high. There are significant variations in under 5 mortality rates across states over time. There is evidence of statistically significant spatial autocorrelation over time. Significant reductions are achievable with both state and region specific measures.