Advanced Techniques for Modelling Maternal and Child Health in Africa

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ISBN: 978-94-007-6777-5 (Print) 978-94-007-6778-2 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-7

    Advanced Techniques for Modelling Maternal and Child Health in Africa

  3. Child Health and Survival

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-28

      Disentangling Selection and Causality in Assessing the Effects of Health Inputs on Child Survival: Evidence from East Africa

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      Pages 29-48

      Modeling Spatial Effects on Childhood Mortality Via Geo-additive Bayesian Discrete-Time Survival Model: A Case Study from Nigeria

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      Pages 49-81

      Bayesian Geoadditive Mixed Latent Variable Models with Applications to Child Health Problems in Egypt and Nigeria

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      Pages 83-106

      Mapping Socio-economic Inequalities in Health Status Among Malawian Children: A Mixed Model Approach

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      Pages 107-122

      Analysis of Grouped Survival Data: A Synthesis of Various Traditions and Application to Modeling Childhood Mortality in Eritrea

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      Pages 123-145

      Modelling Immunization Coverage in Nigeria Using Bayesian Structured Additive Regression

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      Pages 147-168

      Macro Determinants of Geographical Variation in Childhood Survival in South Africa Using Flexible Spatial Mixture Models

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      Pages 169-182

      Socio-Demographic Determinants of Anaemia in Children in Uganda: A Multilevel Analysis

  4. Maternal Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-209

      A Family of Flexible Parametric Duration Functions and Their Applications to Modeling Child-Spacing in Sub-Saharan Africa

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      Pages 211-237

      Spatial Variation of Predictors of Prevalent Hypertension in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case Study of South-Africa

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      Pages 239-252

      A Semiparametric Stratified Survival Model for Timing of First Birth in South Africa

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      Pages 253-277

      Stepwise Geoadditive Regression Modelling of Levels and Trends of Fertility in Nigeria: Guiding Tools Towards Attaining MDGs

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      Pages 279-302

      A Spatial Analysis of Age at Sexual Initiation Among Nigerian Youth as a Tool for HIV Prevention: A Bayesian Approach

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      Pages 303-320

      Assessing Geographic Co-morbidity Associated with Vascular Diseases in South Africa: A Joint Bayesian Modeling Approach

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      Pages 321-325

      Advances in Modelling Maternal and Child Health in Africa: What Have We Learned and What Is Next?

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 327-330