Absolute Change in Cause-Specific Infant Mortality for Blacks and Whites in the US: 1983–2002

@article{Powers2009AbsoluteCI,
  title={Absolute Change in Cause-Specific Infant Mortality for Blacks and Whites in the US: 1983–2002},
  author={D. Powers and Seung-eun Song},
  journal={Population Research and Policy Review},
  year={2009},
  volume={28},
  pages={817-851}
}
  • D. Powers, Seung-eun Song
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Population Research and Policy Review
  • This paper examines absolute change in infant mortality from 5 leading causes of death for whites and blacks over a 20 year period. Change in infant mortality varies by cause, race, and birth weight. Absolute decline in mortality from respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in the overall study population has been more rapid for black infants during the period after specific technological innovations were approved and behavioral practices were recommended for… CONTINUE READING
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