Mortality, morbidity, and development.

  title={Mortality, morbidity, and development.},
  author={Samuel H. Preston},
  journal={Population bulletin of the United Nations Economic Commission for Western Asia},
Focus is on mortality as a variable dependent on other components of modernization. The objective is to summarize what is known about determinants of mortality levels and to separate the effects of general socioeconomic development from those of specific health interventions. Attention is directed to the controversy regarding the relative efficacy of general development versus program intervention as aids to fertility decline, the role of development levels versus health programs and… CONTINUE READING