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Prevalence and determinants of child fosterage in West Africa

Uche Charlie Isiugo-Abanihe

Prevalence and determinants of child fosterage in West Africa

relevance to demography

by Uche Charlie Isiugo-Abanihe

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Published by Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania in [Philadelphia] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West,
  • Africa, West.
    • Subjects:
    • Foster home care -- Africa, West.,
    • Africa, West -- Population.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementUche C. Isiugo-Abanihe.
      SeriesAfrican demography working papers ;, no. 12, Working papers (University of Pennsylvania. African Demography Program) ;, no. 12.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB3665.5.A3 I83 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. ;
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1640226M
      LC Control Number91193360

        Among children between 2 and 5 years of age, we also report similar rates of malnutrition than those in the general population of children under five years in West and Central Africa (39 % and 12 % for stunting and wasting respectively). We observed that among HIV-infected children, chronic malnutrition was more frequent than other types. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.

      The resulting book: Contingent Lives: Fertility, Time, and Aging in West Africa, (University of Chicago Press; contributions by Fatoumatta Banja). This work confronted Western views of the life course and its accompanying socialities, which equate aging with the passage of linear time, with a West African model that explicitly inverts this. The determinants of unintended fertility are complex, not easily reduced to factors such as lack of education, unfamiliarity with contraception and abortion, or unavailability of services. Child fosterage in West Africa, for example, "breaks down household economic boundaries and spreads the impact of additional children on family resources.

      Nearly half of all deaths in children under 5 are attributable to undernutrition; undernutrition puts children at greater risk of dying from common infections, increases the frequency and severity of such infections, and delays recovery. The interaction between undernutrition and infection can create a potentially lethal cycle of worsening illness and deteriorating nutritional status. Rohner F, Northrop-Clewes C, Tschannen AB, Bosso PE, Kouassi-Gohou V, Erhardt JG, et al. Prevalence and public health relevance of micronutrient deficiencies and undernutrition in pre-school children and women of reproductive age in Cote d'Ivoire, West Africa. Public Health Nutrition. ;17(9)– pmid


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Ethnographic studies in West Africa show that the practice of sending children away to be raised by relatives and nonrelatives is widespread among many ethnic groups.

This paper is an attempt to explore the demographic relevance of the practice. The fostering information is obtained from two sources: the responses given by women to the question on children away from home, and by linking all Cited by: 4. Author(s): Isiugo-Abanihe,U C Title(s): Prevalence and determinants of child fosterage in West Africa: relevance to demography/ U.C.

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Prevalence rates from late s demographic and health surveys show that the proportion of non-orphaned children younger than 15 living away from their parents is around 20% in West Africa and more than 25% in Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire and Senegal (Pilon, ).

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In the Census Bureau's statistics fornine percent of black children are found to be living apart from both parents, and two percent of white children; and Child Fosterage in the United States 43 Sweet and Bumpass (, p.

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