Orphanhood and adult mortality in the past: a critique of Latin American data and procedures.

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Abstract

The author examines the applicability of indirect methods for estimating mortality from information about orphanhood based on methods developed by Brass and Hill using data from Latin America. The author concludes that the data sources available in the region may not be adequate for the application of such techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7-10
Number of pages4
JournalLatin American population history newsletter
Volume5
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 1 1985

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