The Effect of birth spacing on childhood mortality in Pakistan.

@article{Cleland1984TheEO,
  title={The Effect of birth spacing on childhood mortality in Pakistan.},
  author={John G. F. Cleland and Zeba Ayesha Sathar},
  journal={Population studies},
  year={1984},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={
          401-18
        }
}
Summary In this study retrospective data from the 1975 Pakistan Fertility Survey are used to examine the effects of birth spacing on infant and child mortality. The length of the preceding interval between live births emerges as a major determinant of mortality. The effect persists for rural and urban families, for children of uneducated and educated mothers, for both boys and girls, and for large and small families. The possibility that this relationship is the spurious consequence of data… CONTINUE READING
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