Epidemiology of under-five mortality in Istanbul: changes from 1988 to 2011


Buzcu A. F. , Yetim Sahin A., Karapinar E., Erol O., Gokcay E. G.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.47, no.3, pp.817-825, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1601-70
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.817-825

Abstract

Background/aim: Understanding the causes of under-five deaths is key to realizing sustainable developmental goals. The aim of this descriptive study was to investigate the causes of under-five mortality in Istanbul during 2011 and compare the findings to those of 1988 and 2000.