Sex differences in health indicators among children in African DHS surveys.

@article{Garenne2003SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in health indicators among children in African DHS surveys.},
  author={Michel L. Garenne},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  year={2003},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={601-14}
}
The study analyses various sex differences observed among children in WFS and DHS surveys conducted in sub-Saharan Africa. Four outcome indicators are presented: neonatal mortality, postneonatal mortality, child mortality and prevalence of malnutrition. Three indicators of health seeking behaviour are presented: vaccination, oral rehydration therapy and duration of breast-feeding. The statistical analysis focuses on comparison of the observed distributions of the sex ratios to theoretical… CONTINUE READING

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