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Measurement and characteristics of single mothers in South Africa : analysis using the 2002 general household survey.
A single mother is defined as a mother with one or more children, who is neither married nor living with a partner. The second demographic transition characterized by the decline of marital fertility and an increase in ...
Poverty measurement and analysis using non-monetary approach : the case of Tanzania.
The thesis has considered an asset-based alternative to the conventional use of consumption or expenditure in defining well-being and poverty. The motivation for the study was to derive a measure of economic status by ...
Levels, patterns and determinants of child malnutrition in Zimbabwe : evidence from the 1988, 1994 and 1999 Zimbabwe demographic and health surveys.
Child nutrition has become a well accepted marker of a population's health. Consequently, in the past decades it has been common for health surveys to collect anthropometric measurements of children. Cross sectional data ...