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New Approaches to Death in Cities during the Health Transition

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New Approaches to Death in Cities during the Health Transition
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New Approaches to Death in Cities during the Health Transition
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International Studies in Population
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v.12
New Approaches to Death in Cities during the Health Transition
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New Approaches to Death in Cities during the Health Transition
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  • Contents -- Contributors -- Chapter 1: New Approaches to Death in Cities During the Health Transition: An Introduction -- 1.1 Heuristic Challenges, Scientific Challenges -- 1.2 Mortality Differentials Within Towns -- 1.3 "Urban Graveyards," "Urban Penalty," or the Urban-{u00AD}Rural Mortality Gap from the Long-Term Perspective -- 1.4 Slums in the Past and Today -- 1.5 Eleven Contributions to Knowledge and Theories -- 1.6 Death in Cities During Health Transitions -- References -- Part I: Mortality Within the City: Historical Europe -- Chapter 2: Understanding Infant Mortality in the City: Exploring Registration and Compositional Effects. Madrid, 1905-1906 -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 What Drives the Urban Penalty? Old and New Explanations -- 2.3 The Longitudinal Historical Dataset for the City of Madrid and the Foundling Hospital of Madrid Database -- 2.4 Effects of Miss-Registration on the Estimation of Infant Mortality -- Migrant Deaths -- Other Sources of Miss-Registration -- 2.5 Compositional Effects in Urban Infant Mortality: Migrants and Foundlings -- The Presence of Foundlings in the City of Madrid -- Migrant Women Delivering in the City: Health Selection or Worse Living Conditions? -- 2.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Environment, Housing, and Infant Mortality: Udine, 1807-1815 -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Background -- 3.3 Sources -- Housing Registers -- The Napoleonic Civil Registers -- 3.4 Udine at the Start of the Nineteenth Century -- 3.5 Territorial Diffusion and Socio-Economic Characteristics of Infant Mortality -- 3.6 The Determinants of Spatial Distribution of Infant Mortality in Udine -- 3.7 Infant Mortality Clusters -- 3.8 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 4: Residential Mobility and Child Mortality in Early Twentieth Century Belfast -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Mobility and Housing -- 4.3 Early Age Mortality and Housing
  • Appendix -- References -- Chapter 5: Micro-Analysis of Mortality in Urban Areas. The Parish of Oliveira in Guimarães, in Northern Portugal Between the Eighteenth and Twentieth Centuries -- 5.1 Data and Setting -- Sources -- Parish Records -- The róis de confessados (status animarum) -- Demographic-Genealogical Databases -- Guimarães Between the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries -- Comparative Study of the Population of the Oliveira Parish in the Last Quarter of the Nineteenth Century -- 5.2 The Reconstruction of Life Expectancies in Guimarães -- Life Expectancy at 30 of Individuals Born Between 1750 and 1829, Whose Death Was Recorded -- Life Expectancy at Birth of Individuals Born Between 1835 and 1864 in Stable Families -- Life Expectancy at Birth for Individuals Born Between 1881 and 1899 -- 5.3 Final Notes -- References -- Part II: Urban Mortality in Transition -- Chapter 6: Infant and Early Childhood Mortality in a Context of Transitional Fertility: Geneva 1800-1900 -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Fertility and Child Mortality in the Past -- 6.3 Data and Context -- 6.4 Analytic Strategy -- 6.5 Results -- 6.6 Discussion and Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: A Slow Transition. Infant and Child Mortality Decline in a Sardinian Community: Alghero (1866-1935) -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 The Study Area -- 7.3 Infant and Child Mortality: Source Materials and Results -- 7.4 Individual-Level Analysis of Infant and Child Mortality -- 7.5 Final Remarks -- References -- Chapter 8: The Democratization of Longevity: How the Poor Became Old in Paris, 1880-1913 -- 8.1 Introduction -- Data -- From the Data to Life Expectancy -- Inequalities in Time and Space -- Mortality and Wealth -- Individuals and Neighbourhoods -- 8.2 Concluding Remarks -- References -- Part III: Urban Mortality in the Developing World
  • Chapter 9: Estimating Area-Based Influences on Urban-{u00AD}Rural Inequalities in Health Outcomes: A Longitudinal Multilevel Epidemiological Investigation -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Multilevel Framework of Urban-Rural Disparities in Health -- 9.3 Data Sources: The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) -- 9.4 Summary Indicators and Outcome Variable -- 9.5 Statistical Methods: Multilevel Log-Log Models of Repeated Cross-Sectional Data -- 9.6 Findings -- 9.7 Conclusion and Discussion -- References -- Chapter 10: Will Urban and Rural Mortality Converge in Africa? -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Framework -- 10.3 Data and Methods -- 10.4 Results -- Overall Mortality Trends -- Countries with Lower Rural Mortality -- Main Determinants -- Diseases: Malaria and HIV -- Population Growth and Urbanization -- Socio-Economic Correlates -- 10.5 Discussion -- References -- Chapter 11: Urban Mortality Transitions: The Role of Slums -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Data and Methodology -- City Classification -- Slum Classification -- Mortality Outcomes -- Empirical Model -- 11.3 Results -- Residential Differences in Mortality -- Robustness Checks -- Mortality Transitions -- 11.4 Discussion and Conclusion -- 11.5 Conclusions -- Appendix: Countries and Urban 1 Mill. Agglomerations -- References -- Chapter 12: Health Disparities on the Periphery of Ouagadougou -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 Data and Methods -- The Context -- The Demographic Surveillance System -- Proxy for Living Standards -- The Health Survey -- 12.3 The Health of Children Under 5 Years of Age -- 12.4 The Health of Adults Aged 15 and Over -- 12.5 Methods -- 12.6 Results -- Health Disparities Among Children -- 12.7 Disparity in the Prevention of Infectious Diseases Among Children -- 12.8 Disparity in the Occurrence of Sicknesses Among Children -- 12.9 Disparity in Access to Health Care Among Children
  • 12.10 Disparity in the Nutritional Status Among Children -- Adult Health Disparities -- 12.11 Disparity in HIV Risk Among Adults -- 12.12 Disparities in Risk-Factors for Cardiovascular Disease Among Adults -- 12.13 Disparities in Accident Risk Among Adults -- 12.14 Disparities in Access to Care Among Adults -- 12.15 Conclusion -- References
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