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These two volumes present, as the titles indicate, accumulated data and interpretation in the field of mortality of young children. They were prepared by the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Social Affairs in compliance with a resolution of the Economic and Social Council directing the accumulation of data relating to mortality, especially infant mortality. They include a great mass of information collected from all continents and over 60 countries embodying birth rates, stillborn, neo-natal and infant death rates, correlations of mortality rates with income, illiteracy, nutritional levels, parity and other factors. In the first volume, edited by
Foetal, Infant and Early Childhood Mortality. Vol. I: The Statistics. Vol. II: Biological, Social and Economic Factors.. Ann Intern Med. 1955;43:451. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-43-2-451_1
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