Kandala, Ngianga-Bakwin

Advanced Techniques for Modelling Maternal and Child Health in Africa

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Table of contents

1. Advanced Techniques for Modelling Maternal and Child Health in Africa
Samuel O. M. Manda, Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Gebrenegus Ghilagaber

Part I. Child Health and Survival

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

3. Modeling Spatial Effects on Childhood Mortality Via Geo-additive Bayesian Discrete-Time Survival Model: A Case Study from Nigeria
Gebrenegus Ghilagaber, Diddy Antai, Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala

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

5. Mapping Socio-economic Inequalities in Health Status Among Malawian Children: A Mixed Model Approach
Lawrence N. Kazembe

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

7. Modelling Immunization Coverage in Nigeria Using Bayesian Structured Additive Regression
Samson Babatunde Adebayo, Waheed Babatunde Yahya

8. Macro Determinants of Geographical Variation in Childhood Survival in South Africa Using Flexible Spatial Mixture Models
Samuel O. M. Manda

9. Socio-Demographic Determinants of Anaemia in Children in Uganda: A Multilevel Analysis
Kandala (Shadrack) Ngianga

Part II. Maternal Health

10. A Family of Flexible Parametric Duration Functions and Their Applications to Modeling Child-Spacing in Sub-Saharan Africa
Gebrenegus Ghilagaber, Woldeyesus Elisa

11. Spatial Variation of Predictors of Prevalent Hypertension in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case Study of South-Africa
Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala

12. A Semiparametric Stratified Survival Model for Timing of First Birth in South Africa
Samuel O. M. Manda, Renate Meyer, Bo Cai

13. Stepwise Geoadditive Regression Modelling of Levels and Trends of Fertility in Nigeria: Guiding Tools Towards Attaining MDGs
Samson Babatunde Adebayo, Ezra Gayawan

14. A Spatial Analysis of Age at Sexual Initiation Among Nigerian Youth as a Tool for HIV Prevention: A Bayesian Approach
Alfred A. Abiodun, Samson Babatunde Adebayo, Benjamin A. Oyejola, Jennifer Anyanti

15. Assessing Geographic Co-morbidity Associated with Vascular Diseases in South Africa: A Joint Bayesian Modeling Approach
Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Samuel O. M. Manda, William Tigbe

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

Keywords: Social Sciences, Demography, Maternal and Child Health, Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences, Methodology of the Social Sciences

Publication year
The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis
Page amount
14 pages

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