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The AIDS epidemic and infant and child mortality in six districts of Uganda

Ntozi, James P. M; Nakanaabi, Immaculate M


Several studies in sub-Saharan Africa have associated infant and child mortality with the AIDS epidemic in the region. The paper uses retrospective survey data of six districts in the east, south and west of Uganda to study infant and child mortality, which increased in the 1980s probably because of the AIDS epidemic and started declining in the early 1990s, a period when the epidemic was reported to be subsiding. Deeper analysis of data indicates that children whose parents are polygamous,...[Show more]

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Date published: 1997
Type: Journal article


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