Browsing by Supervisor "Dharmalingam, Arunachalam"

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  • A nested random effects model analysis of child survival in Malawi

    Manda, Samuel Osmond Makandi (The University of Waikato, 1998)
    This thesis investigates child survival in Malawi using a modified Cox proportional hazards model which includes family and community random effects in addition to the fixed effect of the covariates. The parameters of the ...
  • Mortality, morbidity and population health dynamics

    Cheung, Jit (The University of Waikato, 1999)
    This thesis is concerned with the dynamics of the health of populations with low levels of mortality, using the non-Maori population in New Zealand as a case study. The primary objective is to study patterns and trends in ...
  • Population, human capital and development in the Maldives

    Niyaaz, Hussain (The University of Waikato, 2000)
    The relationship between population and development has drawn the attention of economists and demographers for a long time. While academic interest has focused on population and development problems of small island countries, ...
  • Social Change and Reproductive Behaviour in Rural Bangladesh, 1983-1996

    Nahar, Luftan (The University of Waikato, 2003)
    Recent changes in the reproductive behaviour of women m the rural areas of Bangladesh have occurred at a time when the country has been and still 1s predominantly agricultural and socio-economic conditions poor. Attempts ...
  • Women’s empowerment, spousal communication and reproductive decision-making in Malawi

    Kavinya-Chimbiri, Agnes Mary (The University of Waikato, 2002)
    This study is focused on the relationship between women’s power, spousal interactions and reproductive decision-making. It examines the nature of Reproductive Decision-Making Processes (RDMP) and the effect of spousal ...