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The use of logit models to investigate social and biological factors in infant mortality. V: A multilogit analysis of stillbirths, neonatal and post-neonatal mortality.
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PMID:  2218199     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Infant mortality data for England and Wales, cross classified by mother's age, parity and social class were published for 1949/50 and 1975. Previous analyses of these data have been based on graphical, tabular and logit models of stillbirths, neonatal and post-neonatal deaths separately. This paper summarizes the overall changes in infant mortality using a multilogit model. The model selected is illustrated by appropriate graphical presentations.
T J Murrells; T M Smith; D Machin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Statistics in medicine     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0277-6715     ISO Abbreviation:  Stat Med     Publication Date:  1990 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-10-31     Completed Date:  1990-10-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8215016     Medline TA:  Stat Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  981-98     Citation Subset:  IM    
Epidemiology and Public Health Research Unit, Robens Institute, University of Surrey, Guildford, U.K.
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MeSH Terms
Analysis of Variance
England / epidemiology
Fetal Death / epidemiology*
Infant Mortality*
Infant, Newborn
Logistic Models*
Maternal Age
Pregnancy Outcome
Risk Factors
Social Class
Survival Analysis
Wales / epidemiology

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