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Title: Economic growth and child mortality in Uganda (1990 — 2010)
Authors: Mwebesa, Edson
Keywords: Child mortality
Economic growth
Uganda
Issue Date: Sep-2012
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Economics & Management
Abstract: This research study set out to investigate the relationship that exists between Economic Growth and Child Mortality in Uganda from 1990 — 2010. The study used Expost facto methods as it used already existing facts, descriptive and inferential methods (correlation and regression analysis) in investigating whether there was a significant relationship between Economic Growth and Child Mortality in Uganda. The study found out that there is a negative relationship between Economic Growth and Child Mortality of (r = -0.306) and Adjusted R2 = 0.0460 at 0.05 level of significance showing that as economic growth increases, child mortality reduces.Up on regression, at 0.05 and 0.1 levels of significance, the data showed that there is no significant relationship between economic growth and child mortality in Uganda from 1990 — 2010 and the relationship was significant at 0.25 level of significant.
Description: A thesis presented to the college of higher degree and research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree master of science in statistics
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/7120
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