Facility distance and child mortality: a multi-country study of health facility access, service utilization, and child health outcomes.

@article{Karra2017FacilityDA,
  title={Facility distance and child mortality: a multi-country study of health facility access, service utilization, and child health outcomes.},
  author={Mahesh Karra and Guenther Fink and David Canning},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={
          817-826
        }
}
Background Access to health facilities remains limited in many resource-poor settings, and women and their children often have to travel far to seek care. However, data on distance are scarce, and it is unclear whether distance is associated with worse child health outcomes. We estimate the relationships between distance to facility, service utilization and child mortality in low- and middle-income countries. Methods Population-representative data are pooled from 29 demographic and health… CONTINUE READING
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