Community Level Child Mortality Data, Nigeria

Published: 30 March 2020| Version 3 | DOI: 10.17632/vrg995gjzh.3
Contributors:
Muyiwa Oladosun,
Dominic Azuh,
Shalom Chinedu,
Akunna Azuh

Description

The study was conducted in 2018 on the factors determining child mortality at the community level in Nigeria were this kind of data is rarely available. The data collection was done by employing multi-stage cross-sectional survey technique conducted at the Local Government Area (LGA), Primary Health Care (PHC) facilities, and at he individual levels.The unit of analysis is pregnant women attending ante-natal care who had given birth to at least a child three years before the time of the study. The total sample was 1350 pregnant women collected at 20 Primary Health Care facilities in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State Nigeria. Key data collected included socio-demographic characteristics, environmental factors, child mortality, immunization, breastfeeding practices, preventable diseases, accessibility to health facilities among others.

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