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Infant and child mortality as a determinant of fertility

Susan Hill Cochrane

Infant and child mortality as a determinant of fertility

the policy implications

by Susan Hill Cochrane

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fertility, Human.,
  • Infants -- Mortality.,
  • Children -- Mortality.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSusan H. Cochrane, K.C. Zachariah.
    SeriesWorld Bank staff working papers ;, no. 556, World Bank staff working paper ;, no. 556.
    ContributionsZachariah, K. C. 1924-, UN Expert Group Meeting on Fertility (1983 : Delhi, India)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB901 .C58 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3159441M
    ISBN 100821301470
    LC Control Number83001105

    Ghazi M. Farooq, in his book ‘Fertility in Developing Countries ()’, takes evidence from the works of eminent economists like Frederiksen, () and Zachariah() to conclude the following, “a reduction in mortality is considered a necessary, although insufficient condition for reduction in Fertility”. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences ISSN (Paper) ISSN (Online) (Online) Vol.4, No, Determinants of Infant Mortality in .

    Cochrane, S. H. and K.C. Zachariah () ‘Infant and Child Mortality as a Determinant of Fertility’, World Bank Staff Working Papers no. Google Scholar Rosenzweig, M. R. and K. I. Wolpin () ‘Governmental Interventions and Household Behavior in a Developing Country’, Journal of Development Economics, vol. 10, pp. –Author: Alessandro Cigno, Graciela Pinal. Health Indicators. Some common indicators used to indicate health include Total Fertility Rate, Infant Mortality Rate, Life Expectancy, Crude Birth and Death of , Singapore has a Total Fertility Rate of children born per woman, an Infant Mortality rate of deaths per live births, Crude Birth Rate of births per people and a Death Rate of 3 deaths .

    Emerging Issues in Maternal, Infant, and Child Health. Recent efforts to address persistent disparities in maternal, infant, and child health have employed a “life course” perspective to health promotion and disease prevention. At the start of the decade, about half .   Infant males have higher mortality rates than females in almost every country or region examined, which is particularly consistent and nearly universal for the neonatal period of one month after birth (Waldron). During later infancy sex differentials become more variable, with females infants experiencing higher mortality in some countries (Lee.


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Get this from a library. Infant and child mortality as a determinant of fertility: the policy implications. [Susan Hill Cochrane; K C Zachariah]. From Death to Birth: Mortality Decline and Reproductive Change () Chapter: 9 The Relationship Between Infant and Child Mortality and Subsequent Fertility in Indonesia: This chapter provides an overview of the literature pertaining to two central issues in population studies related to infant and child mortality; the first issue concerns the extent to which human fertility is affected by the existence of (and changes in) infant and child mortality, while the second issue is concerned with the determinants of infant and child by: Oloo’s study () examined child mortality as a function of fertility rates, HIV prevalence, female literacy rates, GDP per capita, health expenditure per capita, immunization rates, proportion of doctors and nurses to the population, and access to safe.

on fertility and child survival and, ultimately, on population adequate substitutes are not available. The results presented show, however, that atlhough breastfeeding is a major determinant of fertility in the absence of other means of fertility control, both higher fertility and higher infant mortality, also lead to higher population.

This paper takes advantage of a massive school construction program that took place in Indonesia between and to estimate the effect of. The latest in ; infant mortality rate of Pakistan is 78 per live births. 1 The infant mortality rate was very high in Pakistan until the early s, at deaths per live : Sohail Agha.

Infant mortality is the death of young children under the age of 1. This death toll is measured by the infant mortality rate (IMR), which is the number of deaths of children under one year of age per live under-five mortality rate, which is referred to as the child mortality rate, is also an important statistic, considering the infant mortality rate focuses only on children.

Title: Determinant of infant mortality rate, Author: Alexander Decker, Name: Determinant of infant mortality rate, Length: 7 pages, Page: 1, Published: Issuu company logo Issuu. The primary determinant of population momentum is: a. The high level of fertility in the population b.

The steady gain in life expectancy c. The young age structure of the population d. The large number of women in the reproductive age group e.

All of the above are true. Consistent reduction in infant mortality rate has been observed in Nigeria in the past few decades. Infant mortality reduced from in to 69 per 1, live births inwhile under-five mortality reduced from to per 1, live births over the same period (2,3).Cited by: 5.

FERTILITY RESPONSE IN AFRICA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO CAMEROON TABLE Synopsis of Published Studies of the Effects of Infant and Child Mortality on Fertility in Afnca: Aggregate and Individual Data Characteristics of the Study Year/Period Measure of Data Source Collection Country/Strata Study Design Mortality Fertility Barbieri, A.

Monnier, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 5 Child Mortality. Child mortality, that is death between the first and the fifth birthday, is measured by a rate equal to the ratio of the deaths of this age and the average population in the same age range.(This is different from the infant mortality rate, which is obtained by dividing the number.

The pooled elasticity for unadjusted estimates of income on infant mortality is − (95% CI − to −). Therefore, if the GDP per capita PPP increases by 10% in a country where the infant mortality is 50/ live births, the infant mortality would be expected to decrease by 10% to 45/ live by: Reduction in child mortality is a demographic progress of significant socioeconomic development relevance in Africa.

This paper analyzed the effect of maternal education and fertility on child survival in the Islands of Comoros. The Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) data were used. A two-stage probit regression method was used for data by: 2. The analyses of the Determinants of Infant and Child Mortality in the past The recent debate 26 Variation in infant/child mortality led various scholars since the second half of the 18 th century, to examine the potential contributing factors to these differences (Morel, ; Rusnock, ).Cited by: 5.

Fertility and education: what do we really know. (English) Abstract. Current research on the relationship between education and fertility is reviewed, and a model relating intervening variables to fertility is developed.

The evidence indicates that education may increase or decrease individual fertility. The decrease is Cited by: The Determinants of Mortality David Cutler, Angus Deaton and Adriana Lleras-Muney T he pleasures of life are worth nothing if one is not alive to experience them.

Through the twentieth century in the United States and other high-income countries, growth in real incomes was accompanied by a. Special Mortality Indicators Infant Mortality Rate (IMR): Examples Inthe infant mortality rate of Uganda was 81/ while Sweden reported one of the lowest infant mortality rates of / Malawi reported a IMR of /, which is very high 44File Size: KB.

The infant mortality rate (IMR) defined as the risk for a live born child to die before its first birthday is known to be one of the most sensitive and commonly used indicators of the social and economic development of a population (MasuyStroobant & Gourbin, ).Cited by:.

Infant Mortality. Infant means a child of age months. Mortality means deaths within a population based on official death certificate based on age, sex and gender.

So, infant mortality means the death of an infant during 1st year of life.Haines, Michael R., "Inequality and infant and childhood mortality in the United States in the twentieth century," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 48(3), pagesBongaarts, "Modeling the fertility impact of the proximate determinants: Time for a tune-up," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Cited by: 1.also affect infant mortality rates, and vice versa.

High infant mortality re‘ ects the lack of proper childcare owing to poverty, lack of education, and societal preferences (such as the af” nity for a male child), among others.

Infant mortality rate is a factor that can be associated with the well-being of a population.