Demand for Vaccination in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Vertical Legacy of the Slave Trade

Social Science & Medicine Vol/Iss. 293 Elsevier Amsterdam Published In Pages: 1-10
By Athias, Laure, Macina, Mouda


Children's vaccination rate against measles will be negatively correlated with maternal ancestral ethnic group exposure to the slave trade.


Coefficient and significance given for test with cluster-year fixed effects and ethnic, child, mother, and household controls.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Linear probability modelSupportedp<0.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN