.nst Tute· . @bullet for .research . . on Poverty, Race, and Infant Mortality in the United States


This paper examines the theoretical and empirical roles of income poverty and race in the determination of infant mortality differentials in the United States. A basic model of the process of infant mortality is conceptualized, which outlines a theory of the influence of a variety of biological, social, and economic factors upon the risk of infant death… (More)


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