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Exploring Thailand's mortality transition with the aid of life tables

Carmichael, Gordon


The project Thai Health-Risk Transition: A National Cohort Study seeks to better understand the health implications of modernisation and globalisation forces impacting on Thailand. As part of its 'look-back' component this paper seeks, using available life tables, to document the country's post-war mortality transition. The onset of transition through mass campaigns of the late 1940s and 1950s is first discussed before attention turns to the life tables. They are predictably far from flawless,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Viewpoint
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8373.2010.01436.X


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