Child Mortality Estimation: Estimating Sex Differences in Childhood Mortality since the 1970s

@inproceedings{Sawyer2012ChildME,
  title={Child Mortality Estimation: Estimating Sex Differences in Childhood Mortality since the 1970s},
  author={Cheryl Chriss Sawyer},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2012}
}
INTRODUCTION Producing estimates of infant (under age 1 y), child (age 1-4 y), and under-five (under age 5 y) mortality rates disaggregated by sex is complicated by problems with data quality and availability. Interpretation of sex differences requires nuanced analysis: girls have a biological advantage against many causes of death that may be eroded if they are disadvantaged in access to resources. Earlier studies found that girls in some regions were not experiencing the survival advantage… CONTINUE READING