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Rising under-5 mortality in Africa: who bears the brunt?

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OBJECTIVES: To identify the socioeconomic and geographical groups in which the recent under-5 mortality increase observed in several African countries was most pronounced, and to explore the contribution of a number of proximate determinants of under-5 mortality. METHODS: Time trends in under-5 mortality were assessed with Cox Proportional Hazards regression analysis, using Demographic and Health Surveys data for Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'lvoire, Kenya and Zimbabwe for the late 1980s - ...

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Houweling, TA More by this author
Mackenbach, JP More by this author
Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
11
Issue:
8
Pages:
1218-1227
Publication date:
2006-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:b0b9bab0-45c8-4d61-8db5-a2f3b804dcd4
Source identifiers:
328952
Local pid:
pubs:328952

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