Factors Influencing Infant and Child Mortality

A Case Study of Cumilla District, Bangladesh

  • Md. Hasanur Rahmana MSS Research Student, Comill University, Bangladesh
  • Shapan Chandra Majumder Associate Professor, Economics, Comilla University, Bangladesh
  • Mohammad Nasir Hossain Assistant Professor, Economics, Comilla University, Bangladesh
  • Rifat Nahrin Lecturer, Economics, Comilla University, Bangladesh
Keywords: Maternal Mortality, Child Mortality, Infant Mortality, Bangladesh, Factors


Infant and Child wellbeing is an approachable sign of enlargement and often reflects a country’s excellence of living. The main purpose of the current study is to determine and analyze the factors which highly influence infant and child mortality. To complete the analysis this study conducted a questionnaire and interview method for data collections. The major findings of this study are the infant and child mortality used as independent variables and household income, education level of the mother, and sanitation used as independent variables. Whatever, the estimated result shows the level of income works to reduce infant and child mortality by ensuring the social standard. The sanitation facilities and mother education influence to reduce infant and child mortality, maternal health also has a significant impact. The current study works as the first effort to investigate the Influential factors of infant and child mortality in this study area.


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How to Cite
Rahmana, M. H., Majumder, S. C., Hossain, M. N., & Nahrin, R. (2020). Factors Influencing Infant and Child Mortality. The International Journal of Social Sciences World (TIJOSSW), 2(2), 40-55. Retrieved from https://www.growingscholar.org/journal/index.php/TIJOSSW/article/view/59