Infant and child mortality in India
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Infant and child mortality in India state level estimates by religion, caste, education, and occupation by Lalitendu Jagatdeb

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Published by Population Foundation of India in New Delhi .
Written in English


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Statementpreparation of the estimates, S. Irudaya Rajan, P. Mohanachandran Nair ; preparation of the report, Lalitendu Jagatdeb, Nihar Ranjan Mishra, Lopamudra Paul
ContributionsIrudaya Rajan, S. (Sebastian), 1959-, Mohanachandran Nair, P., Mishra, Nihar Ranjan, Paul, Lopamudra, Population Foundation of India
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Pagination82 p. :
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24804627M
LC Control Number2010308606

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1. Introduction 2. Review of Literature Overview Socio-economic variables Demographic variables Sex of the child Maternal health care variables Immunization Breast Feeding 3. Methodology Objectives Hypotheses Theoretical frame work Data source Grouping of states Analysis of data Variables 4. Housing Characteristics of Mortality Groups Type of house Electrification Sources of drinking water. 73 rows  The current infant mortality rate for India in is deaths per live births, a . This Book Will Be Very Useful To The Researchers, Policy Makers, With The Programmes And Research Aimed To Reduce Infant And Child Mortality In Rural India., About The Author: Dr. S. Gunasekaran, Is Basically A Statistician (M.S.C. Statistics) And Had His Training In Demography (Ms.C. Demography) At The London School Of Economics And Political.   NEW DELHI: About 8,02, infant deaths were reported in India in , the lowest in five years, according to the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNIGME). A new UNIGME report said 6,05, neonatal deaths were reported in India in , while the number of deaths among children aged was 1,52,

  Mumbai: India’s under-five mortality rate now matches the global average (39 deaths per 1, live births), but the number of infant and neonatal deaths--and the performance of India’s poorer neighbours--indicate that tackling newborn health remains a formidable challenge, according to .   In India in , over 9,00, children under the age of 5 lost their lives – this is the highest (under 5) mortality rate in the world. The world made remarkable progress in child survival in the past few decades, and millions of children have better survival chances than in —1 in 26 children died before reaching age 5 in , compared to 1 in 11 in   Age Group-wise Number and Percentage Distribution of Deaths Due to Causes Related to Child Birth and Pregnancy (Maternal Mortality) in India ( and ) - Part II; Infant and Child Mortality Rates in India ( to ) Major State-wise Mortality Indicator in India () Major State-wise Total Mortality Rate (TMR) in India ( and ).

Infant mortality refers to the incidence of deaths in infants under 1 year old. Infant mortality is measured by the number of annual deaths of infants less than 1 year per 1, live births. Instances of infant mortality have decreased dramatically in modern times, particularly beginning in the 20th g: India. Health India may not achieve SDG targets on child mortality: study. Of the districts considered, nearly half the districts are unlikely to achieve the target of reducing deaths in newborns and under 5-year-old children by matched those of child survival, which registered a 27 per cent reduction in the global under-five mortality rate between and The State of the World’s Children focuses on maternal and neonatal health and identifies the interventions and actions that must be scaled up to save lives. Most maternal and neonatal deaths can be. Since its inception in , the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, known as MICS, has become the largest source of statistically sound and internationally comparable data on women and children worldwide. In countries as diverse as Costa Rica, Mali and Qatar, trained fieldwork teams conduct face-to-face interviews with household members on a.