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Modelling individual fertility levels in Malawian women: a spatial semiparametric regression model

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  • Lawrence Kazembe

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Statistical Methods and Applications.

    Volume (Year): 18 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 2 (July)
    Pages: 237-255

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:stmapp:v:18:y:2009:i:2:p:237-255

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    Keywords: Bayesian; Children ever born; Clustering; Fertility levels; Malawi; Poisson regression; Spatial modelling;

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    1. Ezra Gayawan & Samson B. Adebayo, 2013. "A Bayesian semiparametric multilevel survival modelling of age at first birth in Nigeria," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 28(45), pages 1339-1372, June.

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