Comparative Studies No. 43

Book : Comparative Studies No. 43

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Population

Skin : 43

Published Date : Aralık 1984

Publisher : World Fertility Survey

Document Type : Periodical

Book No : 7922

INDEX

Contents
PREFACE 5
1 INTRODUCTION 7
1.1 Purpose of the study 7
1.2 Data used in the study 7
1.3 Types and sources of data 7
1.4 Specfic questions on dates 7
1.5 Quality of the data 9
2 METHODOLOGY OR RATES CALCULATION 12
2.1 Selection of time-related specifications 12
2.2 Calculation of synthetic cohort probabilities of death 12
3. DESCRIPTION OF THE TABLES 14
4 SUMMARY OF FINDINGS 15
4.1 Recent levels of infant and child mortality 15
4.2 Components of mortality 15
4.3 Trends 17
4.4 Demographic differentials 20
5 CONCLUSIONS 38
REFERENCES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY 39
' APPENDIX A - DETAILED TABLES 41
TABLES
1 Questioning procedure used to obtain date information on births and deaths 8
2 Digit preference in reporting age at death 10
3 Current levels of infant and child mortality (in the
period 0-4 years before the survey) 16
4 Comparison of infant mortality rates, United Nations Demographic Yearbook and World Fertility Survey 18
5 Under-live and infant mortality for live-year periods
before the survey (children with mothers aged 20-29 years at birth) 21
6 Component rates of infant and child mortality for
five-year periods before the survey (only children whose mothers were 20-29 years old at birth) 22
7 Change in under-live and infant mortality from previous period (children with mothers aged 20-29 years at birth) 23
8 Relative change in infant and child mortality over time (children with mothers aged 20-29 years at birth) 26
9 Average declines in mortality between the period 15-19 and O-4 years before the survey (declines expressed as deaths per thousand) 27