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Why do the children of the poor die in Dhaka, Bangladesh?

Caldwell, John; Caldwell, Bruce; Khuda, Barkat-e; Pieris, Indrani


Mortality data from much of the developing world show that the health advantage of urban over rural areas is being eroded. The single most important factor is the very high mortality of the slum populations, mostly rural-urban migrants in the large cities. This has been shown to be true of Dhaka, Bangladesh, where much of the mortality differential between the poor and other residents can be explained by higher mortality in the slums among young children, especially infants. This paper reports...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Population Research and Policy Review
DOI: 10.1023/A:1019558817136


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