Temporal trends (1977-2007) and ethnic inequity in child mortality in rural villages of southern Guinea Bissau

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p683
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors related to ethnic inequity and trends in child morality in villages of Guinea Bissau. It states that a survey was conducted before planned cluster randomised intervention to know child mortality in 241 rural villages of the country. Child morality of children under the age of 5 was found reducing except from 1997-2001 during which there was a civil war. It reports that mortality was highly associated with ethnicity.


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