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Historical epidemiology and the structural analysis of mortality

Landers, John

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Attempts to explain long-term variations in pre-transitional Western European mortality in terms of changing living standards have met with little success, and this has led to the view that such variations were biologically, or climatically determined. This conclusion can, however, be avoided by a fuller specification of the determinants of exposure to infection that incorporates the dimensions of spatial structure. This paper advances a model of the proximate determinants of exposure and...[Show more]

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Date published: 1992
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/41146
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/41146

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