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Socio-economic differentials in child mortality in developing countries

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Children -- Developing countries -- Mortality.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDepartment of International Economic and Social Affairs.
      ContributionsUnited Nations. Dept. of International Economic and Social Affairs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB1323.C52 D447 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 319 p. ;
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2300583M
      ISBN 109211511542
      LC Control Number86173609

      Regional Mortality Differences in Germany Book Summary: Regional mortality differences are one dimension of health inequalities, but its trends and determinants in Germany are widely unknown. This book examines and illustrates patterns of regional mortality in Germany—with focus on small-area differentials—and their changes over :// John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Henry Mosley, Mortality and Morbidity Trends and Differentials, Determinants and Implications for the FutureJHU, 9. Cutler, David, Angus Deaton and Adriana Lleras-Muney.. The determinants of mortality. Journal of Economic Perspectives. bridge University Press, reprint, 20(3):   countries in Sub- Saharan Africa, the high fertility levels pertaining in Tanzania is an outcome of a number of socio-economic and socio-cultural factors. This study examines the role of the latter. This is because they are country and locality specific. Statement of the problem


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Child mortality in developing countries: socio-economic differentials, trends, and implications. [United Nations. Department of International Economic and Social Affairs.;] De-Gita, S. () ‘The Socio-Economic Differentials of Infant and Child Mortality in Kenya: Evidence from Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (KDHS) Data’, MA thesis, Population Studies and Research Institute, University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Google Scholar Determinants of mortality change and differentials in developing countries: the five-country case study project / United Nations Department of International Economic and Social Affairs United Nations New York Australian/Harvard Citation. United Nations.

Department of International Economic and ′a very readable book and, despite its focus on India, it provides valuable insights into infant mortality in developing countries generally.′.

People `fulfills a long felt need of compilation of scattered literature on recent research on infant mortality in  › Books › Business & Money › Economics.

Poor household economic status (46%), mother's illiteracy (35%) and rural residence (15%) contributed to 96% of total socio-economic inequalities in child survival at the national level [29].

In   Several developing countries have managed to work well and increase the uptake of maternal and child health services, but there is still more that needs to be done to lessen inequalities in terms of universal coverage and use among people of different geographical locations (rural and urban), socio-economic statuses, as well as other Inequalities in child mortality in Mozambique: Differentials by parental socio-economic position Article in Social Science & Medicine 57(12) January with 11 Reads How we measure The Scientific Committee on Biological and Social Correlates of Mortality, established by the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) decided at its meetings in December and March to focus its activities on issues related primarily to mortality transition in the less developed countries, and on the investigation of biological and socio-economic factors 5 Life-course approaches to socio-economic differentials in cause-specific adult mortality 6 The impact of health interventions on inequalities: infant and child health in Brazil 7 Children’s health in developing countries: issues of coping, child neglect and marginalization:oso//.

Recent analysis has suggested that high mortality in the rapidly growing urban slums of developing countries might once again delay transitions to low mortality in the twenty-first century.

In this paper, we use data from Demographic and Health Surveys across 37 countries to In most developing countries, male child mortality Socio-economic differentials in child mortality in developing countries book female mortality (Chen et al., ). In the neonatal period (less than one month), this is true among all population presumably because of biological factors affecting high male ://?doi=jms   The Determinants of Mortality David Cutler, Angus Deaton and Adriana Lleras-Muney T he pleasures of life are worth nothing if one is not alive to experience them.

Through the twentieth century in the United States and other high-income countries, growth in real incomes was accompanied by a~deaton/downloads/cutler_deaton_lleras-muney_determinants.

Author(s): United Nations. Department of International Economic and Social Affairs. Title(s): Child mortality in developing countries: socio-economic differentials, trends, and implications/ Department of International Economic and Social Affairs.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: New York: United Nations,   Differentials in Infant and Child Mortality Rates in Nigeria: Evidence from the Six Geopolitical Zones Aigbe, Gladys O., PhD like most developing countries has a young population with a broad based age pyramid and a relatively Child and Under-Five Mortality Rates, NDHS Socio-economic Characteristics Infant Mortality (1qo) Child Mortality reduction, fertility decline, and population growth: toward a more relevant assessment of rel Socio-economic differentials in child mortality in developing countries / Department of International Ec Unabridged model life tables corresponding to the new United   DOCUMENT RESUME.

ED SO Determinants of Mortality Change and Differentials in Developing Countries: The Five-Country Case Study Project. English, French and Spanish. pp. $ ST/ESA/SER.A/ Sales No.

EXIII Socio-economic Differentials in Child Mortality in Developing Countries. English only. pp., $   There are strongly pronounced differentials between survival chances for different social classes in less developed countries.

This book gives insight into the variety of factors–biological, social, economic and cultural–associated with these inequalities in mortality ://   neonatal, infant and child mortality Quamrul Hasan Chowdhury, Rafiqul Islam* and Kamal Hossain Department of Population Science and Human Resource Development, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Accepted 4 March, The infant and child mortality is an excellent summary index of the level of living and socio-economic development for any et Developed vs Developing Countries. Between developed and developing countries, one can identify a variety of differences.

This differentiation of countries, as developed and developing, is used to classify countries according to their economic status based on per capita income, industrialization, literacy rate, living standards, etc. IMF and World Bank have statistical measures for the  › Home › Countries.

Child Malnutrition and Mortality: Evidence from a Cross-Country Analysis Abstract The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) call for a two-thirds reduction in the mortality rate among children under age five between and Accurate and timely estimates of under-five mortality are needed to help countries set priorities, design programmes to reduce mortality, and monitor progress towards   Socio-economic inequalities in basic maternal health interventions exist in Egypt, yet little is known about health-seeking of poor households.

This paper assesses levels of maternal health-seeking behaviours in women living in poor households in rural Upper Egypt, and compares these to national averages.

Secondly, we construct innovative measures of socio-economic resourcefulness among the Downloadable. This article presents and critically discusses evidence on the determinants of mortality reductions in developing countries. It argues that increases in life expectancy between and were largely independent of improvements in income.

The author characterizes the age and cause‐of‐death profile of changes in mortality and assesses what can be learned about the H. Mosley, L. ChenAn analytical framework for the study of child survival in developing countries Paper prepared for the workshop on “Child survival strategies for research.” Sponsored by the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations, Bellagio conference center, Italy (), pp.

Injury imposes one of the greatest health risks in terms of mortality and morbidity among 15–y-olds. There is evidence that socio-economic development (SED) Downloadable (with restrictions). Author(s): Cleland, John G. & van Ginneken, Jerome K. Abstract: During the past two decades a considerable amount of information has become available from developing countries showing that maternal education has a strong impact on infant and child mortality.

On average each one-year increment in mother's education corresponds with a % decline in under This introductory chapter has two main goals. First, it identifies and reflects on some of the main issues addressed in the book, and explores their interconnections. It then looks at some important questions that are not directly addressed by the book.

It discusses the relationship between ethics, policy, and science, and how far these impact the way inequalities are understood and acted ://:oso//. Levels and Trends in mortality by developed and developing regions with special reference to India, age and sex specific mortality, differentials in mortality by place of residence and socio–economic characteristics, factors responsible for high mortality in the past and reasons for mortality decline in developing ://   socioeconomic differentials helps to identify high-risk groups to which health programs can be most efficiently directed.

This chapter reviews recent evidence about the extent and sources of socioeconomic differences in mortality and health among older persons in the United States, with some reference to other ://   The magnitude of empirically measured child mortality differentials in a selection of developing countries is shown in Table 1.

The indicators for the   This effect is compounded by the fact that fertility would likely remain high in many high-mortality countries; thus the number of live births annually (the denominator of the infant mortality rate) per size of the population is much larger than in the lower-mortality countries.

3 Thus, if the summit’s goal of reducing all infant and child   Uganda halved its maternal mortality to /, live births between andbut did not meet the Millennium Development Goal 5.

Skilled, timely and good quality antenatal (ANC) and delivery care can prevent the majority of maternal/newborn deaths and stillbirths. We examine coverage, equity, sector of provision and content of ANC and delivery care between and According to a National Vital Statistics Report inthe leading causes of Infant Mortality in the U.

were deformities, low birth weight, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, maternal complications, unintentional injuries, respiratory distress of the newborn, bacterial sepsis, neonatal haemorrhage and diseases of the circulatory system (Heron, :// Background: Traditionally Nepalese society favors high fertility.

Children are a symbol of well-being both socially and economically. Although fertility has been decreasing in Nepal sinceit is still high compared to many other developing countries.

This paper is an attempt to examine the demographic, socio-economic, and cultural factors for fertility differentials in :// In this context an important impetus was offered by studies on infant and child mortality in developing countries: the need there to provide targeted collections of individual data had led to the development of the first frameworks about the interrelationships (at the individual, family and community level) among the variables that affect 2 days ago  In countries where infant mortality rates are very low, a higher proportion (that is, more than two-thirds) of infant deaths occurs during the neo-natal stage, because, being developed, they have been successful in almost completely eliminating the environmental factors responsible for such :// between child mortality or morbidity and location of residence are estimated for all six outcome measures.

To assess the associations between residence and mortality out-comes, we use a Cox proportional hazard model, where the hazard of mortality at age t can be expressed as.

Slum Residence and Child Health in Developing Countries   this human tragedy and child mortality in particular has been a neglected dimension of study. It is imperative to state that large mortality differentials in socio-economic, ecological, demographic nutrition and health variables still persist in India and other third world Economic Development in Asia N K Rao.

You Searched For: Socio economic and development issues 1. Strategic planning for socio economic development based on medicinal plants a draft proposal/A.D.B. Vaidya. The share of developing countries in total world output has increased remarkably from per cent in to per cent in Research on Humanities and Social Sciences N (Paper) ISSN (Online)Vol.3, No.3, Socio-economic and Demographic Determinants of Unmet Need for Family Planning in India and its Consequences Subhash BarmanPopulation Studies Unit, Indian Statistical Institute,B.

Road, KolkataWest Bengal, India E-mail: [email protected], [email. Though the maternal mortality ratio declined by 37 per cent between –there were an estimatedmaternal deaths worldwide in due to complications in pregnancy and childbirth.

Almost all (99 per cent) occurred in developing regions, with the highest level ( perlive births) in sub-Saharan Africa, followed by   Wagstaff, A. (), ‘Socio-economic inequalities in child mortality: a comparison across nine developing countries’, Bulletin World Health Organization, 19 – Wagstaff, A.

(), ‘Inequalities in Health in Developing Countries: Swimming against the Tide?’, Working Paper, World Bank, Washington DC, ://  Child mortality is a fundamental measurement of a country’s level of socio-economic development as well as the quality of life especially of the mothers.

Under-five mortality rate (5q 0) represents the probability of a child who survives to age one, dying between age one and age five (Adlakha & Suchindra, ; National Population Commission