The effect of crises on differential mortality by sex in Bangladesh.


"Male mortality is known to be lower than female mortality in South Asia in...normal times. But it has also been observed that during the crisis periods, this ordering is reversed. The experience of the 1974 famine of Bangladesh, as analysed in this study, confirms this reversal of relative mortality rates. But the usual explanations offered for this… (More)


  • Presentations referencing similar topics