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Seasonality of reproductive performance in rural Gambia

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There are a number of ways in which the reproductive performance of women can be assessed. These include measures of fertility, pregnancy outcome (one expression of which is birth weight), lactational performance, and child mortality. Ultimately, the survival to reproductive age of as many children as possible is the most direct measure of successful reproductive performance, the other variables, including pregnancy outcome and lactational performance, being proximate factors.

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/CBO9780511600517.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Author, Editor

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Editor
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Host title:
Seasonality and human ecology
Series:
Society for the Study of Human Biology symposium series
Pages:
76–88
Place of publication:
http://ebooks.cambridge.org/series_landing.jsf?seriesCode=SSHB&seriesTitle=Society+for+the+Study+of+Human+Biology+Symposium+Series
Publication date:
1993-01-01
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ISBN:
9780521431477
Language:
English
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ora:7946
Deposit date:
2014-02-03

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