Spatial analysis of childhood mortality in West Africa

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MEASURE DHS+, ORC Macro , Calverton, Md
Child Mortality -- Africa, Western., Infant Mortality -- Africa, Western., Demography -- Africa, Western., Environment -- Africa, Western., Children -- Africa, West -- Mortality., Infants -- Africa, West -- Mortality., Mortality -- Africa, West -- Regional disparities., Mortality -- Environmental aspects -- Africa, West., Spatial analysis (Statis
StatementDeborah Balk ... [et al.].
SeriesDHS geographic studies -- 1
ContributionsBalk, Deborah., ORC Macro. MEASURE/DHS+ (Programme)
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Hardcopies of publications are intended primarily for those in developing countries where internet connections are Cited by:   Geospatial analysis of childhood morbidity in. try is located in West Africa with a total land area ofsquare kilometres; and bordered.

Childhood mortality. Crude death rates with a 95% confidence interval for area and year have been presented in Table 1. The overall death rate was per 1, person-years of under-five children for the period between and Childhood Cited by: 8.

Keywords: Child mortality, Spatial analysis, West Africa, Environmental factors, Mother’s status, MCMC Introduction Sub-Saharan Africa has continued to bear the enormous burden of infant and child mortality with an under-five mortality rate of 92 deaths per live births, more than 15 times the average for developed regions (UN Inter.

Full text of "Spatial analysis of childhood mortality in West Africa" See other formats. Objectives To estimate and quantify childhood mortality, its spatial correlates and the impact of potential correlates using recent census data from three sub-Saharan African countries (Rwanda, Senegal and Uganda), where evidence is lacking.

Design Cross-sectional. Setting Nation-wide census samples from three African countries participating in the Cited by:   This study examines the residual geographical variations in infant and child mortality and how the different categories of the risk factors account for the spatial inequality in West African countries.

To this end, we pooled data for 10 of the countries extracted from Demographic and Health Surveys and used the spatial extension of discrete-time survival Cited by: 5.

A spatial-temporal analysis was performed to identify risk factors associated with child ( years) mortality in rural South Africa (the Agincourt sub-district), to assess temporal changes in child mortality patterns within the study site between andand to produce all-cause and cause-specific mortality maps to identify high risk by: Methods.

We used data from 82 Demographic and Health Surveys in 28 sub-Saharan African countries, including the location and timing of 324 million childbirths and deaths, to develop high-resolution spatial maps of under-5 mortality in the s, s, and by: This study examines spatial differentials in childhood mortality in South Africa using data from the population census.

Of the complex routes of geographical area hierarchy maintained by South Africa, one route links provinces to Magisterial Districts (MDs). There are in all MDs and nine provinces. Our analyses are conducted. The world made remarkable progress in child survival in the past few decades, and millions of children have better survival chances than in –5 1 in 26 children died before reaching age five incompared to 1 in 11 in Moreover, progress in reducing child mortality has been accelerated in the – period compared with the s, with the annual rate of.

Using geographic information systems and spatial and space-time scan statistics for a population-based risk analysis of the equine West Nile epidemic in six contiguous regions of Texas. International Journal of Health Geographics, 10, 1–Author: Qinjin Fan, Xiaobai A.

Yao, Anrong Dang. Keywords: childhood mortality, malaria, Malawi, spatial analysis, Bayesian inference. Introduction Malaria is common in Malawi and children. Introduction. It has been estimated that million children under the age of 5 years died inmostly from preventable causes.1 In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), deaths in children under 5 are 14 times more likely than in high-income regions of the world, and the region bears about half of the world’s under-5 mortality (U5M) with around 3 million deaths occurring Cited by: 3.

Abstract: Preventable mortality of children has been targeted as one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for the period. Global decreases in child mortality (4q1) have been seen, although sub-Saharan Africa remains an area of concern, with child mortality rates remaining high relative to global averages or even increasing in some by: 6.

Balk D, Pullum T, Storeygard A, Greenwell F, Neuman M. Spatial Analysis of Childhood Mortality in West Africa. Calverton: ORC Macro and Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University; Google Scholar.

In this case, the coastal countries of west Africa and Burundi appear to have high maternal mortality ratios, high childhood mortality rates, and fairly high values of sustained access to fresh water. The world of GIS usage in spatial analysis is a complex one. There are many online resources available for the reader wishing to pursue.

While child mortality rates in New South Wales have declined significantly over the 15 years between andthere is still a great deal of geographic variation in. Developments in the application of remote sensing, GIS and spatial analysis (e.g., spatial statistics, geostatistics, spatially distributed process models) in epidemiological studies over the last 25 years, and particularly in the past decade, have enhanced the acquisition, storage, retrieval, analysis and display of spatial by:   Infant mortality is an important indicator of population health in a country.

It is associated with several health determinants, such as maternal health, access to high-quality health care, socioeconomic conditions, and public health policy and practices. A spatial-temporal analysis was performed to assess changes in infant mortality patterns between and Cited by:   Many sub-Saharan countries are confronted with persistently high levels of infant mortality because of the impact of a range of biological and social determinants.

In particular, infant mortality has increased in sub-Saharan Africa in recent decades due to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The geographic distribution of health problems and their relationship to potential risk Cited by: mortality across sub-Saharan Africa.

Using information from the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) on the location and timing of 324 million childbirths and deaths across 28 African countries, we mapped variation in under-5 mortality at a fine spatial scale across three decades.

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We then used these data for four main analyses. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF.

Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Background Childhood cancer was the leading cause of death among children aged years for in Spain. Leukemia has the highest incidence, followed by tumors of the central nervous system (CNS) and lymphomas (Hodgkin lymphoma, HL, and Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, NHL).

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Spatial distribution of childhood cancer cases has been under concern with the aim of. spatial analysis of infant and child mortality rates among the geopolitical zones of Nigeria with the objective of highlighting the unevenness in childhood mortality rates among the regions.

Data for the study was obtained from the Nigeria Demographic and Health Surveys of and The findings of the research show that thereCited by:   The present study investigated the spatial and seasonal distribution and purely spatial, purely temporal, and space-time clusters of childhood diarrhea in Southern Ethiopia.

Methods The study was a retrospective analysis of data from the Health Management Information System (HMIS) under-five diarrheal morbidity reports from July to June Author: Hunachew Beyene, Hunachew Beyene, Wakgari Deressa, Abera Kumie, Delia Grace.

Spatial analysis of child deaths in New South Wales. ISBN: Category: Reports and submissions: Publication Date: 12 April Summary. The NSW Child Death Review Team (CDRT) works to prevent and reduce the deaths of children aged from birth to 17 years. To do this, we maintain a register of child deaths occurring in NSW and.The vicariate correlation between child nutrition and mortality is weak (r =, p>).

Based on this statistical analysis it can be concluded that there is no correlation between children mortality and nutrition deficiencies of children in Sri Lanka.Health Organization [WHO], ).

A high level of childhood mortality leads to high fertility through physiological, replacement and insurance effects (Preston, ; Montgomery and Cohen, ) resulting in rapid population growth - a situation that can hamper development.

Indeed, mortality in the childhood years has been identified as anAuthor: Sulaiman Salau.