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Infant and child mortality in Andhra Pradesh.

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Most countries of the world are reducing infant and child mortality too slowly to meet the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of a two-thirds reduction by 2015. Yet, some countries and regions – including the Indian state of Kerala – have achieved impressive reductions. This paper examines infant and child mortality in Andhra Pradesh (where Young Lives research is being conducted) and in Kerala, and considers the factors explaining their differential performance. Infant mortality is found to d...

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Publication date:
2003-01-01
URN:
uuid:7998946c-e053-4499-a43a-623daf0b2bbe
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:13607
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English

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