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Length of maternal schooling and child’s risk of malaria infection in Uganda: evidence from a natural experiment

Kazuya Masuda

No 2018-22, CEI Working Paper Series from Center for Economic Institutions, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University

Abstract: Background: An estimated 216 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide every year. Cross sectional studies have reported negative association between maternal education and child malaria risks, but no randomized trial has confirmed a causal relationship between these two factors. I utilized the free primary education reform in Uganda to assess the causal effects of maternal schooling on the child’s risk of malaria infection.Methods: Malaria biomarkers of children aged

Pages: 8, 15 p.
Date: 2019-03
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