Mortality rates as indicators of cross-cultural development: regional variations in the Third World.

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"While infant mortality and the under 5 mortality rates are widely used as measures of development, the death rate among 1-4 year olds may be a more effective measure of socioenvironmental conditions affecting mortality, since this age group is less influenced by genetic and biological factors than infants. This article looks at the relationship between… (More)

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@article{Pattnayak1995MortalityRA, title={Mortality rates as indicators of cross-cultural development: regional variations in the Third World.}, author={Santosh Pattnayak and Dr. Amnon Shai}, journal={Journal of developing societies}, year={1995}, volume={11 2}, pages={252-62} }