The evolving demographic and health transition in four low- and middle-income countries: Evidence from four sites in the INDEPTH Network of Longitudinal Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems
Bawah, Ayaga A; Houle, Brian; Alam, Nurul; Razzaque, Abdur; Streatfield, Peter Kim; Debpuur, Cornelius; Welaga, Paul; Oduro, Abraham; Hodgson, Abraham; Tollman, Stephen M.; Collinson, Mark; Kahn, Kathleen; Khan Toan, Tran; Dang Phuc, Ho; Chuc, Nguyen Thi Kim; Sankoh, Osman; Clark, Samuel J.
This paper contributes evidence documenting the continued decline in all-cause mortality and changes in the cause of death distribution over time in four developing country populations in Africa and Asia. We present levels and trends in age-specific mortality (all-cause and cause-specific) from four demographic surveillance sites: Agincourt (South Africa), Navrongo (Ghana) in Africa; Filabavi (Vietnam), Matlab (Bangladesh) in Asia. We model mortality using discrete time event history analysis....[Show more]
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