4 edition of Causal factors in infant mortality found in the catalog.
At head of title: U.S. Department of Labor. James J. Davis, Secretary. Children"s Bureau. Grace Abbott, Chief.
|Statement||by Robert Morse Woodbury.|
|Series||Bureau publication, no. 142|
|Contributions||Woodbury, Robert Morse, 1889-|
|LC Classifications||HB1323.I4 U6 1925|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 245 p. incl. tables,|
|Number of Pages||245|
|LC Control Number||l 25000076|
Published a book with descriptive data on birth and death (season variations, infant mortality, and excess of male population) a type of rate that has not been modified to take account of any of the factors such as demographic make-up of the population that may affect the observed rate. Case fatality rate (CFR) infant mortality rate. The Scientific Committee on Biological and Social Correlates of Mortality, established by the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) decided at its meetings in December and March to focus its activities on issues related primarily to mortality transition in the less developed countries, and on the investigation of biological and socio-economic factors.
Infant mortality in Sri Lankan households % of all live births on the average, but vary from % in Nuwara Eliya's Kandapola/Park village to 0 % in Galle's Thaniyangoda. The proportions of children surviving to age 5 in all of our sampled villages fall within the range of a number of developed countries such as Bahamas, Trinidad and Cited by: Gortmaker, ) have explicitly examined social factors, birth weight, and infant mortality in a causal model. In this paper new evidence is presented that improves on past research in all three respects. The data permit simultaneous examination of a relatively large number of.
This paper examines the determinants of infant and child mortality variations in four near east countries using data from WFS surveys. The analysis considers biological correlates of mortality—mother's age, birth order, birth interval, and previous infant loss—and several social factors—mother's and father's education, mother's residence, father's occupation, and mother's work Cited by: File: Infant mortality is defined as the number of infant deaths (one year of age or younger) per live births. The most common cause worldwide has traditionally been due to dehydration from r, the spreading information about Oral Rehydration Solution (a mixture of salts, sugar, and water) to mothers around the world has decreased the rate of children dying from.
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Get this from a library. Causal factors in infant mortality; a statistical study based on investigations in eight cities. [Robert Morse Woodbury; United States. Children's Bureau.]. 4 A review of Thomas’ book by the economist F.H. Hankins 5 appeared adjacent to a review by Thomas 6 of a report for the US Department of Labor’s Children’s Bureau, ‘Causal Factors in Infant Mortality’ by Robert : George Davey Smith.
Infant mortality rates implicitly capture a complicated story, measuring much more than differences in health care across countries.
For example, these rates are affected by the socioeconomic status of mothers and their children; we know that the age of the mother, birth weight of the child, quality of nutrition for the mother, and other factors are associated with mortality (Institute of Cited by: Excerpt from Causal Factors in Infant Mortality: A Statistical Study Based on Investigations in Eight Cities Table 11 - Causes of death of infants in Baltimore, according to whether mother had had tuberculosis.
About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a. Abstract Using a conceptual model that integrates social and biomedical models of causation, this paper delineates the pathways through which social factors ultimately influence infant mortality in the African-American community.
Two social factors, maternal education and marital status, are shown to influence the risk of infant death through the following Causal factors in infant mortality book variables: bio Cited by: 1. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Some degree of causal understanding permeates almost everything we do and think.
Whether it is in our social relationships, political actions, legal decisions, scientific understanding, or even our basic survival, we are almost incapable of not inferring cause and effect. Brief Report on Infant Mortality: A Critical Health Issue Critical Health Issues: HSC Dewayne Ford Florida A&M University Infant mortality is a significant measure of a country’s overall health status, because it encompasses a wide array of factors, such as maternal health, access to preventive care, socioeconomic status, and a nation’s public health initiatives.
To identify common factors associated with post-neonatal, infant, child and under-5 mortality in Nigeria.A cross-sectional data of three Nigeria Demographic and Health Surveys (NDHS) for the yearsand were used.
A multistage, stratified, Cited by: Infant mortality refers to the incidence of deaths in infants under 1 year old. Infant mortality is measured by the number of annual deaths of infants less than 1 year per 1, live births.
Instances of infant mortality have decreased dramatically in modern times, particularly beginning in the 20th century. [Show full abstract] effects) were used to examine mortality and malnutrition outcomes: infant, child, and under-5 mortality; stunting, wasting, and being underweight.
Analysis was conducted at. From causal diagrams to birth weight-specific curves of infant mortality Article (PDF Available) in European Journal of Epidemiology 23(3) February with 30 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Infant mortality is a key measure of a nation's health, reflecting socioeconomic conditions, maternal health, public health practices, and access to high-quality medical care, among other factors (1, 2).Major causes of infant mortality include birth defects, low birthweight and preterm birth, maternal pregnancy complications, and sudden infant death syndrome (3).
This book will become a standard work for students and researchers in demography, social and economic history, population geography, and the history of medicine, and it will be of interest to anyone concerned with current debates on the policies to be adopted to curb infant and child mortality in both developed and developing countries.
Nancy S. Landale, R.S. Oropesa, and Bridget K. Gorman. In recent years a number of studies have documented an epidemiological initially framed (Guendelman, ; Markides and Coreil, ; Williams et al., ), the paradox was that rates of low birthweight and infant mortality are comparable for Mexican-origin and white infants, despite the much poorer socioeconomic profile of the.
The result. Between andinfant mortality rates fell 24 percent. Links: Results of a Field Study in Johnstown, PA, Based on Births in One Calendar Year () PDF - 6, KB; Causal Factors in Infant Mortality () PDF - 23, KB.
This paper empirically tests for factors affecting infant mortality rates. Based on a crosssectional model (covering countries for the year ) that corrects for heteroscedasticity, the results show that fertility rates, female participation in the labour force, per capita GNP, and female literacy rates significantly affect infant mortality by: NBER Working Paper No.
Issued in December NBER Program(s):Health Economics. This paper is a study of the dynamic relationships between two demographic variables--the infant mortality rate and the fertility rate-- using time series by: 6. Describe trends in non-Hispanic black infant mortality (IM) in the New York City (NYC) counties of Bronx, Kings, Queens, and Manhattan and correlations with gun-related assault mortality.
Methods Linked Birth/Infant Death data () and Compressed Mortality data at ages 1 to ≥85 years ().Cited by: 1.
The infant mortality rate is also called the infant death rate. The infant mortality rate is an important measure of the well-being of infants, children, and pregnant women because it is associated with a variety of factors, such as maternal health, quality and access to medical care, socioeconomic conditions, and public health practices.
Introduction Though still high, the infant mortality rate in Guinea-Bissau has declined. We aimed to identify risk factors including vaccination coverage, for infant mortality in the rural population of Guinea-Bissau and assess whether these risk factors changed from –3 to –3.
Methods The Bandim Health Project (BHP) continuously surveys children in rural by: 4. Get this from a library! Testing causal hypotheses and associations between perinatal risk factors and offspring morbidity and mortality.
[Quetzal A Class; Indiana University, Bloomington. Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences.; Indiana University, Bloomington,] -- The Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) hypothesis is a broad theoretical framework that highlights how.
Infant mortality is defined as death before the age of one. Inthe United States infant mortality rate was deaths out of live births. This issue has been heavily featured in our local Jacksonville paper in Duval County, FL, as the infant death rate here is higher here than the US s: Inthe infant mortality rate was highest for infants of non-Hispanic Black mothers ( per 1, live births)—a rate times that of non-Hispanic Whites ( per 1,; Figure 2).
Infant mortality was also higher among infants born to American Indian/Alaska Native and Puerto Rican mothers ( and per 1, respectively).