A Statistical Analysis of Child Mortality : Evidence from Nigeria

  title={A Statistical Analysis of Child Mortality : Evidence from Nigeria},
  author={By ADETORO},
  • Published 2015
Despite the global decline in under-five mortality rate from 90 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1990 to 48 in 2012, Nigeria has failed to record any substantial improvement. Under-five mortality in Nigeria increased from 138 per 1,000 live births in 2007 to 158 per 1,000 live births in 2011 against the Millennium development Goal target of 71 per 1,000 live births. The study used data from the Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) 2008 to investigate the predictors of child (aged 0-4… CONTINUE READING


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