Urbanization, development and under-five mortality differentials by place of residence in São Paulo, Brazil, 1970-1991
AbstractIn this paper, I examine differentials in under-five mortality for the state of São Paulo, Brazil, between urban and rural areas and by location within urban areas over a 21-year period between 1970 and 1991. I also investigate economic inequalities in under-five mortality for urban areas. During the period 1970-1991, much of the infant and child mortality transition unfolded in São Paulo. I investigate whether these improvements in mortality were accompanied by narrowing differentials by place of residence and declining economic inequalities in mortality. I draw on microdata from Brazilian censuses conducted in 1970, 1980, and 1991.
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Volume (Year): 2 (2004)
Issue (Month): 14 (April)
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Brazil; development; mortality; Sao Paulo; under-five mortality levels and differentials; urbanization;
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