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Differences in infant mortality and their implications for policy.
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PMID:  12340875     Owner:  PIP     Status:  MEDLINE    
"This note tries to identify a few social and environmental factors that explain variation in infant mortality among some of the developing and developed countries of the world. Using the data of the Population Reference Bureau's World's Children Wall Chart, the authors have shown that access to drinking water supply is important as a single factor in reducing infant mortality. But adult female literacy and percentage of the labour force engaged in agriculture are more important. Female literacy has turned out to be the most crucial factor irrespective of the development status of the countries."
S Rao; A P Desai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Janasamkhya     Volume:  3     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Janasamkhya     Publication Date:    1985 Jun-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-04-13     Completed Date:  1987-04-13     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101084334     Medline TA:  Janasamkhya     Country:  INDIA    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  73-9     Citation Subset:  J    
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MeSH Terms
Conservation of Natural Resources
Educational Status*
Infant Mortality*
Population Dynamics
Social Class
Socioeconomic Factors
Water Supply*

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