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Differentials in Infant and Child Mortality Rates in Nigeria: Evidence from the Six Geopolitical Zones

  title={Differentials in Infant and Child Mortality Rates in Nigeria: Evidence from the Six Geopolitical Zones},
  author={Gladys O. Aigbe and Ajibola E. Zannu},
Infant and child mortality rates are important indicators of the health status of a country. This paper presents the spatial analysis of infant and child mortality rates among the geopolitical zones of Nigeria with the objective of highlighting the unevenness in childhood mortality rates among the regions. Data for the study was obtained from the Nigeria Demographic and Health Surveys of 1999 and 2008. The findings of the research show that there were significant spatial differences in infant… 

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