Effects of preceding birth intervals on neonatal, infant and under‐five years mortality and nutritional status in developing countries: evidence from the demographic and health surveys

@article{Rutstein2005EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of preceding birth intervals on neonatal, infant and under‐five years mortality and nutritional status in developing countries: evidence from the demographic and health surveys},
  author={S. Rutstein},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecology \& Obstetrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={89}
}
  • S. Rutstein
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics
OBJECTIVE This paper examines the association between birth intervals and infant and child mortality and nutritional status. [...] Key Method Both bivariate and multivariate designs were employed. Several child and mother-specific variables were used in the multivariate analyses in order to control for potential bias from confounding factors. Adjusted odds ratios were calculated to estimate relative risk. RESULTS For neonatal mortality and infant mortality, the risk of dying decreases with increasing birth…Expand
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