Modelling determinants of health.

  title={Modelling determinants of health.},
  author={Moosa Patel},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  volume={10 2},
The linear regression procedure of stepwise elimination has been used to examine the association between a range of environmental variables and infant mortality rates (IMR) in Sri Lanka. The nature of the water supply was found to be significantly associated with IMR. Latrines were significantly associated with IMR once qualitative differences between districts were allowed for. Other 'environmental determinants of health', 3 indices of housing quality and the presence of electricity supplies… CONTINUE READING