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Mapping local variation in educational attainment across Africa

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Educational attainment for women of reproductive age is linked to reduced child and maternal mortality, lower fertility and improved reproductive health. Comparable analyses of attainment exist only at the national level, potentially obscuring patterns in subnational inequality. Evidence suggests that wide disparities between urban and rural populations exist, raising questions about where the majority of progress towards the education targets of the Sustainable Development Goals is occurring...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1038/nature25761

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Friedman, J More by this author
Osgood-Zimmerman, A More by this author
Burstein, R More by this author
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
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Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
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Nature Journal website
Volume:
555
Issue:
7694
Pages:
48-53
Publication date:
2018-02-05
Acceptance date:
2018-01-17
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1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
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pubs:828206
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uri:eafec03c-332f-4ca7-a865-d480c3377e90
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uuid:eafec03c-332f-4ca7-a865-d480c3377e90
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