A spatial analysis of childhood mortality in West Africa

  title={A spatial analysis of childhood mortality in West Africa},
  author={Deborah Balk and T. Pullum and Adam Storeygard and F. Greenwell and Melissa Neuman},
  journal={Population Space and Place},
  • Deborah Balk, T. Pullum, +2 authors Melissa Neuman
  • Published 2004
  • Geography
  • Population Space and Place
  • It is suggested that environmental or geographical factors (e.g. population density, climate and disease environment) play an important role in determining infant and child survival above and beyond that played by individual and household level factors. Only recently, however, have relevant spatial data become available and have demographic survey data systematically recorded geographical location of surveyed households, or has the technology to integrate these data become accessible. This… CONTINUE READING
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