Replication data for: Traditional Beliefs and Learning about Maternal Risk in Zambia

Nava Ashraf, Giuditta Rusconi, Alessandra Voena, Roberta Ziparo & Erica Field
Maternal mortality remains very high in many parts of the developing world, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. While maternal deaths are observable, it may not be straightforward for individuals to learn about risk factors. This paper utilizes novel data on male and female perceptions of maternal risk in Zambia to document that superstitions about causes of maternal mortality are pervasive and to uncover evidence that such beliefs impede learning about maternal health risk levels and correlates....
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