Socioeconomic background and war mortality during Vietnam’s wars

  title={Socioeconomic background and war mortality during Vietnam’s wars},
  author={M. Merli},
  • M. Merli
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Demography
To understand the experience of North Vietnamese soldiers and civilians during the American war, I explore the paths leading Vietnamese men into battle by considering the relationship between socioeconomic status and war mortality. I use data obtained from retrospective information on kin survival and other socioeconomic characteristics given by respondents in the 1995 Vietnam Longitudinal Survey conducted in Vietnam’s Red River Delta. My findings are opposite to those often cited to describe… Expand

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