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Infant mortality in Bangladesh: a review of recent evidence

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  31 July 2008

M. Faroque Ahmed
Affiliation:
Department of Actuarial Science and Statistics, City University, London

Summary

Estimates of child mortality are mainly based on reports by mothers on the survival status of their children. Infant mortality estimates from such data do not seem to have declined in recent years. The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics sample registration infant mortality estimates appear to be suspiciously low.

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