Child mortality estimation: estimating sex differences in childhood mortality since the 1970s.

INTRODUCTION: Producing estimates of infant (under age 1 y), child (age 1-4 y), and under-five (under age 5 y) mortality rates disaggregated by sex is complicated by problems with data quality and availability. Interpretation of sex differences requires nuanced analysis: girls have a biological adva...

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Main Author: Cheryl Chriss Sawyer
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2012-01-01
Series:PLoS Medicine
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