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Factors Determine the Infant Mortality in Punjab

Idrees, Haris LU (2011) EKHR02 20101
Department of Economic History
Abstract
Infant mortality is an important indicator to observe the children and public health and also to examine the health policies. It is also used as the best indicator to check the socioeconomic development. It is also one of the major goal of United Nation to reduce infant mortality in developing countries. Now a days it is also the biggest challenge for the policy makers and demographers to introduce such a policy which reduce the infant mortality in developing countries. In this paper the author is trying to find out the socioeconomic and demographic determinants of infant mortality in rural area of Punjab. With the help of previous research and Mosley Chen frame work socioeconomic and demography variables are selected. Logistic regression... (More)
Infant mortality is an important indicator to observe the children and public health and also to examine the health policies. It is also used as the best indicator to check the socioeconomic development. It is also one of the major goal of United Nation to reduce infant mortality in developing countries. Now a days it is also the biggest challenge for the policy makers and demographers to introduce such a policy which reduce the infant mortality in developing countries. In this paper the author is trying to find out the socioeconomic and demographic determinants of infant mortality in rural area of Punjab. With the help of previous research and Mosley Chen frame work socioeconomic and demography variables are selected. Logistic regression were applied as a statistical tool on Demography and Health Survey data.


In this study birth distribution of women aged 15 to 49 sample of 10,466 sample from Rural Punjab were used to analysis. Pakistan Demography and Health Survey (PDHS) 2006-07 is the biggest survey with fully representative of 95441 household samples and 39,049 births sample with good composition of questionnaires to get information from the respondents. (Less)
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author
Idrees, Haris LU
supervisor
organization
course
EKHR02 20101
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Infant mortality, Punjab, Rural, Poverty, Mother’s education, Health
language
English
id
3409040
date added to LUP
2013-10-10 08:44:16
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2013-10-10 08:44:16
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  abstract     = {Infant mortality is an important indicator to observe the children and public health and also to examine the health policies. It is also used as the best indicator to check the socioeconomic development. It is also one of the major goal of United Nation to reduce infant mortality in developing countries. Now a days it is also the biggest challenge for the policy makers and demographers to introduce such a policy which reduce the infant mortality in developing countries. In this paper the author is trying to find out the socioeconomic and demographic determinants of infant mortality in rural area of Punjab. With the help of previous research and Mosley Chen frame work socioeconomic and demography variables are selected. Logistic regression were applied as a statistical tool on Demography and Health Survey data. 


In this study birth distribution of women aged 15 to 49 sample of 10,466 sample from Rural Punjab were used to analysis. Pakistan Demography and Health Survey (PDHS) 2006-07 is the biggest survey with fully representative of 95441 household samples and 39,049 births sample with good composition of questionnaires to get information from the respondents.},
  author       = {Idrees, Haris},
  keyword      = {Infant mortality,Punjab,Rural,Poverty,Mother’s education,Health},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Factors Determine the Infant Mortality in Punjab},
  year         = {2011},
}