International infant mortality rankings: A look behind the numbers
- The beached-bird assemblage of a highly saline lake and its relevance for reconstructing paleoenvironments Jehl, Jr., Joseph R. // Auk (American Ornithologists Union);Jan1988, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p97
No abstract available.
- The absence of adult mortality data for sub-Saharan Africa: A practical solution. Kaufman, J.S.; Asuzu, M.C. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1997, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p389
Looks at the unavailability of information on adult mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. Details on childhood deaths in Machakos, Kenya; Reference to chronic diseases.
- Not-so-happy birthday? Segell, Michael // Cosmopolitan;Feb1993, Vol. 214 Issue 2, p50
Reports that a woman is more likely to die the week following her birthday than at any other time of the year, while a man's death is more likely to occur during the week preceding his natal day. Theory of sociologist David P. Phillips, of the University of California at San Diego; Results.
- Distribution of Lifetime Income Allowing for Varying Mortality Rates Among Women, Men, Blacks, and Whites. // Journal of Economic Issues (Association for Evolutionary Economi;Dec92, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p1191
Presents information on lifetime income distribution by merging economic and epidemiological literatures, which provide a rich history of empirical inquiry into gender and race differences in mortality and morbidity. Data; Method; Income ratios for all persons; Comparisons between 1979 and...
- The influence of mammalian browsing on tree growth and mortality in the Pigeon River State Forest, Michigan Heinen, Joel T.; Sharik, Terry L. // American Midland Naturalist;Jan1990, Vol. 123 Issue 1, p202
No abstract available.
- Terminal case. // NZ Business;Jun97, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p4
Presents a listing of some of the subjects, relating to mortality, that will be discussed at Christchurch seminars for professional people in New Zealand in 1997.
- Differences between Oklahoma Indian infant mortality and other races. Kennedy, R.D.; Deapen, R.E. // Public Health Reports;Jan/Feb91, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p97
Asserts that misclassification of Indian deaths alters the Indian infant mortality rates in Oklahoma. Indian infants classified as whites on death certificates; U.S. Indian Health Service; National Center for Health Statistics; General determination of infant race by race of father.
- Blue Thursday? Homicide and suicide among urban 15-24-year-old black male Americans. Greenberg, Michael; Schneider, Dona // Public Health Reports;May/Jun92, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p264
Presents a comparative analysis of day of the week variations in homicide and suicide deaths among 15-24-year-old white males, black males, white females, and black females in the 22 counties with the most black persons in the United States. Thirty-seven percent of black Americans and 14...
- Sampler of findings from the 1986 national mortality followback survey on risk factors... Seeman, Isadore // Public Health Reports;Nov/Dec92, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p707
Presents study results of the following four major subject areas: risk factors for premature death, disability and care in the last year of life, socioeconomic differentials, and the reliability of selected items reported on death certificate. National mortality followback survey of 1986;...
- Disability and cognitive impairment are risk factors for pneumonia-related mortality in older adults Salive, Marcel E.; Satterfield, Suzanne // Public Health Reports;May/Jun93, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p314
Examines the role of functional and cognitive limitations in the risk of pneumonia-related mortality in older adults. Pneumonia-influenza as the fifth leading cause of death among persons ages 65 and older in the United States; Recommendations of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee; More.