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Methods for Measuring Adult Mortality in Developing Countries: A comparative review
(Hopkins Population Center, 2001-02)
No consensus has emerged on how to estimate adult mortality in countries lacking complete vital registration of deaths and accurate periodic censuses. This paper applies a range of methods to census, registration and survey ...
Does the Law of Diminishing Returns Apply to Infant Motality Decline?
(Hopkins Population Center, 2001-06-22)
Objective: This paper examines time series data on infant mortality from 21 countries to demonstrate an appropriate test of the hypothesis that percentage reductions in infant mortality are larger when infant mortality is ...
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. ...