A spatial analysis of childhood mortality in West Africa

@article{Balk2004ASA,
  title={A spatial analysis of childhood mortality in West Africa},
  author={Deborah Balk and Thomas W. Pullum and Adam Storeygard and Fern Greenwell and Melissa Neuman},
  journal={Population Space and Place},
  year={2004},
  volume={10},
  pages={175-216}
}
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… 
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