Determinants of Child Survival Chances in Rural Ethiopia

Dessie, Ermias (2009) Determinants of Child Survival Chances in Rural Ethiopia. Masters thesis, Addis Ababa University.

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This study investigates the effect of socioeconomic, environmental, demographic and health related variables on child mortality in rural Ethiopia. The study data set used originates from the demographic and health survey (DHS) conducted in Ethiopia 2005.The analysis was conducted using Cox proportional hazards model which analyses the effects of covariates on child mortality. The study shows that source of drinking water, birth order number, sex of child, breast feeding status, wealth index of household, father’s education, mother’s education and family size have significant contribute on child mortality.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Divisions: Africana
Depositing User: Selom Ghislain
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2018 14:08
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2018 14:08

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