Son preference and health disparities in developing countries

SSM - Population Health Vol/Iss. 17 Elsevier Ltd Published In Pages: 101036
By Le, Kien, Nguyen, My


Son preference will predict higher health disparities between sons and daughters.


Health disparities are measured according to mean of the variation of weight- and height-for-age z-scores among female and male children.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Regression analysisSupportedp < 0.01UNKNOWNUNKNOWN