Literate women make better mothers

Epstein, Helen
April 1995
New Scientist;4/29/95, Vol. 146 Issue 1975, p8
Reports on a study in Nicaragua which shows that literacy of mothers has a direct effect on infant mortality. Infant mortality rate for children of illiterate mothers in the 1970s; Infant mortality rate in 1984, after the National Literacy Crusade; Implications of the study on governments' use of their resources.

Tags: INFANTS -- Mortality;  MOTHERS -- Education


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