[The estimation of socioeconomic differences in infant mortality using the case control method].

The socioeconomic factors affecting infant mortality in Porto Alegre, Brazil, are analyzed using the case control method and data for 672 infant deaths and 755 controls taken from a 1982 housing survey and the 1980 census. The results indicate that the risks of an infant death are three times greater in the lowest income level than in the highest income… CONTINUE READING