Infant and child deaths in Indonesia: how many can be prevented?

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    Abstract

    Estimates of the number of infant and child deaths in Indonesia in 1983 are first presented by province using official data. The author then attempts to determine the number of such deaths that can be considered preventable. It is concluded that about 60 percent of infant deaths and 71 percent of deaths among children aged one to four could be avoided by the implementation of more effective hygiene and preventive medical programs. (summary in IND)

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-13
    JournalMajalah Demografi Indonesia
    Volume11
    Issue number21
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 1984

    Keywords

    • infant deaths, child deaths

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