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Geographic access to care is not a determinant of child mortality in a rural Kenyan setting with high health facility density.

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BACKGROUND: Policy-makers evaluating country progress towards the Millennium Development Goals also examine trends in health inequities. Distance to health facilities is a known determinant of health care utilization and may drive inequalities in health outcomes; we aimed to investigate its effects on childhood mortality. METHODS: The Epidemiological and Demographic Surveillance System in Kilifi District, Kenya, collects data on vital events and migrations in a population of 220,000 people. ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2458-10-142

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Moïsi, JC More by this author
Gatakaa, H More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC public health Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
142
Publication date:
2010-03-17
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EISSN:
1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
URN:
uuid:4e4333d8-9777-461f-bd77-4c317b60f150
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53390
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pubs:53390

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