Birth interval and family effects on postneonatal mortality from Brazil
Curtis, Sian L., Diamond, Ian and McDonald, John W. (1993) Birth interval and family effects on postneonatal mortality from Brazil. Demography, 30, (1), 33-43.
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In this paper random-effects logistic models are used to analyze the effects of the preceding birth interval on postneonatal mortality in Brazil, controlling for the correlation of survival outcomes between siblings. The results are compared to those obtained by using ordinary logistic regression. Family effects are found to be highly significant in the random-effects model, but the substantive conclusions of the ordinary logistic model are preserved. In particular, birth interval effects remain highly significant
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Social Statistics
|Date Deposited:||15 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||31 May 2011 23:54|
|Contributors:||Curtis, Sian L. (Author)
Diamond, Ian (Author)
McDonald, John W. (Author)
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