Spanish surname and Anglo infant mortality: differentials over a half-century.

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    • Abstract:
      Using a half-century of death records from San Antonio/Bexar County, Texas, we examine the timing and cause structure of Spanish surname and Anglo infant mortality. Our findings show that despite the substantial disparities between ethnic-specific infant mortality rates in the early years of the study, there have been consistent declines in overall, neonatal, and postneonatal mortality for both groups, as well as a major convergence of mortality rates between Spanish surname and Anglo infants. Further, we demonstrate that the convergence is of relatively recent origin and is due primarily to shifts in postneonatal mortality. Finally, we examine the transition reflected in the cause structure of ethnic-specific infant mortality and show that the convergence was largely the result of reductions in deaths from exogenous causes. Implications for research into the "epidemiologic paradox" are discussed. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • Author Affiliations:
      1Population Research Center The University of Texas at Austin
      2Population Research Center, University of Texas, Austin
    • ISSN:
      0070-3370
    • Accession Number:
      10.2307/2061427
    • Accession Number:
      16799797
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    • ABNT:
      FORBES, D. et al. Spanish surname and Anglo infant mortality: differentials over a half-century. Demography, [s. l.], v. 28, n. 4, p. 639–660, 1991. DOI 10.2307/2061427. Disponível em: http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=bth&AN=16799797&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912. Acesso em: 17 jan. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Forbes D, Parker Frisbie W, Forbes D, Frisbie WP. Spanish surname and Anglo infant mortality: differentials over a half-century. Demography. 1991;28(4):639-660. doi:10.2307/2061427.
    • APA:
      Forbes, D., Parker Frisbie, W., Forbes, D., & Frisbie, W. P. (1991). Spanish surname and Anglo infant mortality: differentials over a half-century. Demography, 28(4), 639–660. https://doi.org/10.2307/2061427
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Forbes, Douglas, W. Parker Frisbie, D Forbes, and W P Frisbie. 1991. “Spanish Surname and Anglo Infant Mortality: Differentials over a Half-Century.” Demography 28 (4): 639–60. doi:10.2307/2061427.
    • Harvard:
      Forbes, Douglas et al. (1991) ‘Spanish surname and Anglo infant mortality: differentials over a half-century’, Demography, 28(4), pp. 639–660. doi: 10.2307/2061427.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Forbes, Douglas, Parker Frisbie, W, Forbes, D & Frisbie, WP 1991, ‘Spanish surname and Anglo infant mortality: differentials over a half-century’, Demography, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 639–660, viewed 17 January 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Forbes, Douglas, et al. “Spanish Surname and Anglo Infant Mortality: Differentials over a Half-Century.” Demography, vol. 28, no. 4, Nov. 1991, pp. 639–660. EBSCOhost, doi:10.2307/2061427.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Forbes, Douglas, W. Parker Frisbie, D Forbes, and W P Frisbie. “Spanish Surname and Anglo Infant Mortality: Differentials over a Half-Century.” Demography 28, no. 4 (November 1991): 639–60. doi:10.2307/2061427.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Forbes D, Parker Frisbie W, Forbes D, Frisbie WP. Spanish surname and Anglo infant mortality: differentials over a half-century. Demography [Internet]. 1991 Nov [cited 2020 Jan 17];28(4):639–60. Available from: http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=bth&AN=16799797&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912