Birth spacing and infant and early childhood mortality in a high fertility area of Bangladesh: age-dependent and interactive effects.

@article{Alam1995BirthSA,
  title={Birth spacing and infant and early childhood mortality in a high fertility area of Bangladesh: age-dependent and interactive effects.},
  author={N Hoque Alam},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  year={1995},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={393-404}
}
To examine the effects of birth spacing on early childhood mortality, 3729 singleton births in 1983-84 were followed for 3 years in rural Bangladesh. Logistic regression analyses were used to assess whether the survival of older siblings modifies the effect of preceding birth intervals and to see if the effects of preceding and succeeding birth intervals are inter-related, controlling for the effects of sex of the child, mother's age and household economic status. With the exception of the… CONTINUE READING