Sköld, Peter; Axelsson, Per; Karlsson, Lena; Smith, Len
UNLABELLED The study deals with infant mortality (IMR) that is one of the most important aspects of indigenous vulnerability. BACKGROUND The Sami are one of very few indigenous peoples with an experience of a positive mortality transition. OBJECTIVE Using unique mortality data from the period 1750-1900 Sami and the colonizers in northern Sweden are compared in order to reveal an eventual infant mortality transition. FINDINGS The results show ethnic differences with the Sami having higher IMR,...[Show more]
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