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Childhood Mortality in Kenya: An examination of trends and determinants in the late 1980s to mid 1990s
(Hopkins Population Center, 2001-01)
After Independence in the early 1960s, child mortality in Kenya fell rapidly. Until around 1980, the under 5 mortality rate (U5MR), the probability of dying by age 5, fell at an annual rate of about 4 percent per annum. ...
Child Mortality Estimation by Time Since First Birth
(Hopkins Population Center, 1999)
The Brass method for estimating child mortality from proportions dead of children ever born classified by age or duration of marriage of mother has revolutionized our knowledge of child mortality levels and trends in ...
The Decline of Childhood Mortality
(Hopkins Population Center, 1990)
A Model of Child Morbidity, Mortality and Health Interventions
(Hopkins Population Center, 1996)
A macro model of morbidity and mortality in children under five years of age is presented. Monthly disease-specific incidence and case fatality rates form the basis of the model and the efficacy and coverage of ...