Religious differentials in infant and child mortality in Holland, 1855-1912.

@article{Poppel2002ReligiousDI,
  title={Religious differentials in infant and child mortality in Holland, 1855-1912.},
  author={Frans W. A. van Poppel and Jona Schellekens and Aart Cornelis Liefbroer},
  journal={Population studies},
  year={2002},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={
          277-89
        }
}
At least three kinds of hypothesis may be invoked to interpret religious differentials in mortality. They are (i) hypotheses that refer to characteristics, (ii) those that refer to lifestyle, and (iii) those that refer to the social isolation of minorities. This paper tests all three kinds of hypothesis using data on urban child mortality from the Hague just before and during the demographic transition. A hazard analysis suggests that economic and demographic characteristics do not account for… CONTINUE READING

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