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Document Type
Analytical Studies
Publication Topic(s)
Child Health and Development, Household and Respondent Characteristics, Wealth/Socioeconomics
Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Zambia
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Gage, Anastasia J., A. Elisabeth Sommerfelt, and Andrea L. Piani. 1996. Household Structure, Socioeconomic Level, and Child Health in sub-Saharan Africa. DHS Analytical Reports No. 1. Calverton, Maryland, USA: Macro International
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Publication Date
May 1996
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This report provides some insight into variations in household structure in sub- Saharan Africa and the relationship of household structure and socioeconomic status to children's health outcomes. The analysis focuses on complete immunization coverage and the management of diarrhea in 11 countries.


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