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Title Advanced techniques for modelling maternal and child health in Africa / Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Gebrenegus Ghilagaber, editors.
Publication Info. Dordrecht : Springer, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource.
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Series Springer series on demographic methods and population analysis ; 34.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1: Advanced Techniques for Modelling Maternal and Child Health in Africa: Samuel OM Manda, Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala and Gebrenegus Ghilagaber -- PART I: CHILD HEALTH AND SURVIVAL: 2: Disentangling Selection and Causality in Assessing the Effects of Health Inputs on Child Survival. Case Studies from Egypt, Eritrea, and Uganda: Gebrenegus Ghilagaber -- 3: Modelling Spatial Effects on Childhood Mortality via Geo-Additive Bayesian Discrete-time Survival Model: A Case Study from Nigeria: G Ghilagaber, D Antai and N-B Kandala -- 4: Bayesian Geo-additive Mixed Latent Variable Models with Applications on the Child's Health problems in some African Countries: K Khatab -- 5: Mapping socio-economic inequalities in health status in Malawian children: a Bayesian approach: L Kazembe -- 6: Analysis of Grouped Survival Data: A Synthesis of Various Traditions and Application to Modeling Childhood Mortality in Eritrea: G Ghilagaber -- 7: Modelling Immunisation Coverage in Nigeria using Bayesian Structured Additive Regression: SB Adebayo and WB Yahya -- 8: Macro Determinants of Geographical Variation in Childhood Survival in South Africa using Flexible Spatial Mixture Models: S Manda -- 9: Socio-demographic determinants of Anaemia in children in Uganda : A multilevel analysis: SN Kandala -- PART II: MATERNAL HEALTH: 10: A Family of Flexible Parametric Duration Functions with Applications to Modelling Transition to Parenthood in Eritrea, Ghana, and Kenya: G Ghilagaber, W Elisa, and S O Gyimah -- 11: Spatial variation of predictors of prevalent hypertension in Sub-Saharan Africa: A case study of South-Africa: N-B Kandala -- 12: A Semiparametric Stratified Survival Model for Timing of First Birth in South Africa: S Manda, R Meyer and B Cai -- 13: Stepwise Geoadditive Regression modelling of levels and trends of fertility in Nigeria: Guiding tools towards attaining MDGs: SB Adebayo and E Gayawan -- 14: A Spatial Analysis of Age at Sexual Initiation among Nigerian Youth as a Tool for HIV Prevention: A Bayesian Approach: AA Abiodun et al -- 15: Assessing Geographic Co-morbidity Associated with Vascular Diseases in South Africa: A joint Bayesian Modeling Approach: NB Kandala, SOM Manda, W Tigbe -- 16: Advances in Modelling Maternal and Child Health in Africa: What Have We Learned and What is Next?: Gebrenegus Ghilagaber.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version.
Subject Children -- Health and hygiene -- Africa -- Statistical methods.
Maternal health services -- Africa -- Statistical methods.
Added Author Kandala, Ngianga-Bakwin, editor of compilation.
Ghilagaber, Gebrenegus, editor of compilation.
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ISBN 9789400767782 (electronic bk.)
9400767781 (electronic bk.)
UPC # 10.1007/978-94-007-6778-2 doi
OCLC # EBC1466851
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