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An analysis of the health, environmental and socio-economic factors influencing infant and child survival amongst South Africa's African and coloured population. It also looks at changes in these since the end of the apartheid era.

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Pages : 36
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2076-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2076-8
Publish Year : 2002

At the time of writing this paper, John H. Romani was Professor Emeritus of Public Health Administration at the University of Michigan and Visiting Researcher at the Child, Youth and Family Development Programme of the Human Sciences Research Council, and Barbara A. Anderson was Professor of Sociology and Research Scientist at the Population Studies Center, University of Michigan and Visiting Researcher at the Child, Youth and Family Development Programme of the Human Sciences Research Council.

Comments and suggestions on this paper can be emailed to jhromani@umich.edu and to barbara@umich.edu.

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