Journal article icon

Journal article

Is prenatal sex selection associated with lower female child mortality?

Abstract:

I examine whether prenatal sex selection has substituted postnatal excess female mortality by analysing the dynamics of child sex ratios between 1980 and 2015 using country-level life table data. I decompose changes in child sex ratios into a ‘fertility’ component attributable to prenatal sex selection and a ‘mortality’ component attributable to sex differentials in postnatal survival. Although reductions in numbers of excess female deaths have accompanied increases in missing female births i...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Publisher's version

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1080/00324728.2018.1442583

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Population Studies Journal website
Volume:
73
Issue:
1
Pages:
57-78
Publication date:
2018-05-25
Acceptance date:
2017-04-25
DOI:
EISSN:
1477-4747
ISSN:
0032-4728
Pubs id:
pubs:738171
URN:
uri:0fe11611-6690-49f8-8f40-75c6dbdd1614
UUID:
uuid:0fe11611-6690-49f8-8f40-75c6dbdd1614
Local pid:
pubs:738171

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP