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Infant and child mortality in Andhra Pradesh

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analysing changes over time and between states
Abstract:

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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Reviewed (other)
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Updated Publisher's version

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Institution:
University of Sussex
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Institute of Development Studies
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Institution:
University of Sussex
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Institute of Development Studies
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Edoardo Masset
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Funding agency for:
Howard White
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Working Paper
Publication date:
2003-01-01
URN:
uuid:7bc1e2c7-556f-4445-8f15-ed5fc8aa799e
Local pid:
ora:1575
ISBN:
1-904427-07-3

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