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Obesidad, envejecimiento y mortalidad en Costa Rica
El incremento en la prevalencia de la obesidad en el mundo ha despertado el interés de investigadores y gran público debido a la asociación del exceso de grasa corporal con ciertas enfermedades degenerativas (Popkin, 2006). ...
Infant mortality and birth rates
It has been suggested that decreasing infant mortality is a prerequisite for decreasing birth rates and the experience in several countries shows that decreasing infant mortality rates are indeed followed by declining ...
Child Mortality and the Fertility Transition: Aggregated and Multilevel Evidence from Costa Rica
The author explores whether reduced child mortality is needed in order to realize fertility transition by examining empirical evidence from Costa Rica, a developing country which decreased both child mortality and birth ...
Studies of the Costa Rican Model I: Peace, Health and Development in Costa Rica
Costa Ricans have cultivated peace and democracy for decades. They have also achieved outstanding levels of health. Their economic well-being is not so good, however. The 1949 constitution abolished the armed forces in ...