This study addresses important issues in infant and child mortality in Zimbabwe. The objective of the paper is to determine the impact of maternal, socioeconomic and sanitation variables on infant and child mortality. Results show that births of order 6+ with a short preceding interval had the highest risk of infant mortality. The infant mortality risk associated with multiple births was 2.08 times higher relative to singleton births (p
Original languageEnglish
Pages367-384
JournalDemographic Research
Journal publication date2009
Volume21
Issue13
DOI
StatePublished
Peer-reviewedYes

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