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The effects of household and community context on mortality among children under five in Sierra Leone: Evidence from the 2013 Demographic and Health Survey

Liwin, Lilipramawanty; Houle, Brian


Background: Sierra Leone in sub-Saharan Africa had one of the highest under-five mortality rates in the world in 2016: 114 deaths per 1000 live births. Previous studies have mainly focused on examining individual risk factors of child mortality in the country, without examining micro and macro levels of risk factors simultaneously. Objective: This study examines the effect of household and community context on the risk of dying for children under five in Sierra Leone. Methods: We use data...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Demographic Research
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2019.40.11
Access Rights: Open Access


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