[Differential infant mortality in Germany from the eighteenth to the twentieth century: results of research, certainties, and hypotheses].

  • A E Imhof
  • Published 1980 in Population et famille
An attempt is made to explain the large regional differences that have been found in the infant mortality rate in Germany from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. Data are from regional statistical offices and various family reconstitution studies. The socioeconomic, medical-ecological, and cultural factors contributing to infant mortality… CONTINUE READING