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Infant mortality in rural India

M. S. Ashraf

Infant mortality in rural India

a diagnostic study

by M. S. Ashraf

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Published by Print House (India) in Lucknow .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Uttar Pradesh
    • Subjects:
    • Infants -- India -- Uttar Pradesh -- Mortality -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementM.S. Ashraf.
      ContributionsGiri Institute of Development Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB1323.I4 A84 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2, 177 p. ;
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1681201M
      ISBN 10818500935X
      LC Control Number91902228

      The heat-infant mortality relationship holds in rural India only. Using phased introduction of an employment guarantee program and partial introduction of a community health care worker program for identification, we find that only the health program is effective in modifying the temperature-infant mortality relationship in rural : Rakesh Banerjee, Riddhi Maharaj.   More information. In , the infant mortality rate in India was at about 32 deaths per 1, live births, a significant decrease from previous years. Infant mortality as an indicator. The infant mortality rate is the number of deaths of children under one year of .

      Likewise, it is probably no coincidence that the suicide rate in rural America has surged more than 40% in 16 years. To these bleak statistics, we must add yet another: The infant mortality rate is more than 25% higher in rural counties compared to large urban counties. The good news is that infant mortality is down in all counties from to. Rural infant mortality rates in India in , by state and union territory (per 1, live births) Rural infant mortality per 1, live births Madhya Pradesh.

      Exploring Rural and Urban Mortality Differences contains visual aids which display indicators of mortality rates by age group, rural-urban status, region, and sex (for populations 15 years of age and older) cross-referenced to tables and statistical results. The heat-infant mortality relationship holds in rural India only. Using phased introduction of an employment guarantee program and partial introduction of a community health care worker program for identification, we find that only the health program is effective in modifying the temperature-infant mortality relationship in rural India.


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Infant mortality in rural India by M. S. Ashraf Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book which is based on the NFHS-I data focuses on the differentials and determinants of Infant and Child Mortality among three different under-5 mortality groups of states in rural India.

The book first deals with the differentials in the housing characteristics, fertility behaviour of women, utilization of maternal area services, immunization and breast feeding practices and nutritional status of children among the three morality Cited by: 4. ′a very readable book and, despite its focus on India, it provides valuable insights into infant mortality in developing countries generally.′.

People `fulfills a long felt need of compilation of scattered literature on recent research on infant mortality in India. Get this from a library.

Infant mortality in rural India: a diagnostic study. [M S Ashraf; Giri Institute of Development Studies.]. 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. 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.

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. Downloadable (with restrictions). The authors focus on infant and child mortality in rural areas of India.

They construct a flexible duration model framework that allows for frailty at multiple levels and interactions between the child's age and individual socioeconomic, and environmental characteristics.

The model is estimated using the wave of the Indian National Family. Prior studies suggest that infant mortality in rural areas of India is substantiall y higher than in urban areas. However, little is known about the determinants explai ning such excess of rural. terminants of infant mortality in rural India, where three level considerations were possible.

The re- sults indicate that even after consideration of these covariates, variation in infant mortality re- mains significant not only between States but also between Districts. Further, as an additional observation, the probability of infant mortality isFile Size: KB. Nandan found the neonatal and infant mortality rates as and per live births respectively.

Another study on the Aligarh population found the infant mortality rate was per thousand live by: 3. American Indian Infant Mortality Review Project Minnesota Summer DamodarSahu, Saritha Nair, Lucky Singh, B.K. Gulati & Arvind Pandey (). Levels, trends & predictors of infant & child mortality among Scheduled Tribes in rural India, Indian J Med.

Res, Mayp. Bhaumik S. Background: Prior studies suggest that infant mortality in rural areas of India is substantially higher than in urban areas.

However, little is known about the determinants explaining such excess of rural by: The detailed results related to infant mortality in rural India are presented in Tables 1 and 2.

Table 1. Percentage of infants died according to their socioeconomic & demographic characteristics in Rural India and related unadjusted risk ratio (URR) and corresponding 95% confidence interval (95% CI).Cited by: 7. BACKGROUND Prior studies suggest that infant mortality in rural areas of India is substantially higher than in urban areas.

However, little is known about the. Child Mortality in Rural India Bas van der Klaauw ∗ Limin Wang † October Abstract This paper focuses on infant and child mortality in rural areas of India. We construct a flexible duration model, which allows for frailty at multiple levels and interactions between the child’s age and individual, socioeco-nomic and environmental.

The neonatal mortality rate in India was 32 per live births in the yeara high rate that has not declined much in the last decade [ 4, 5 ]. India's neonatal mortality rate dropped significantly, that is, by 25%, from 69 per 1, live births in to 53 per 1, live births in Cited by: The United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals listed high infant mortality rates as a major problem in developing countries, especially in rural areas.

Given the powerful information dissemination capabilities, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been suggested as interventions to build infant care awareness and to modify healthcare by:   The infant mortality rate (IMR) in the country currently stands at 33 per 1, live births.

India’s IMR remained worse than that of Nepal (28), Bangladesh (27), Bhutan (26), Sri Lanka (8) and China (8). The problem remains severe in the northern Indian states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Assam and Uttar Pradesh.

Forms of infant. New Delhi: India has reduced its infant mortality rate (IMR) by 42% over 11 years--from 57 per 1, live births in to 33 inas per the latest government data released on Despite the reduction, India’s IMR in remained higher than the globala rate equivalent to that of the West African nation of Senegal and higher than.

The rural-urban gap in infant mortality can be largely explained by the distributions of the co-variates in rural and urban area. The largest part of the rural disadvantage in infant mortality is attributable to the underlying disadvantage in household wealth and maternal education, whereas breastfeeding and knowledge of Oral Rehydration.

Infant mortality in rural counties was deaths per 1, births, 6% higher than in small and medium urban counties () and 20% higher than in large urban counties () (Figure 1).

The infant mortality rate for small and medium urban counties was 14% higher than the rate in large urban Size: KB. To identity the individual and household level variables associated with increased risk of mortality, infant and 50 child deaths (cases) and equal number of age matched live infants and children (controls) and their families were studied in a rural area of Haryana.

The social, economic, educational and environmental characteristics of the case and control Cited by: 8.India’s infant mortality rate (IMR) has come down by three points from 47 to 44 deaths per 1, live births during According to the latest bulletin of the Sample Registration System (SRS) released by the Registrar General of India (RGI) shows that the IMR for rural areas has dropped by three points from 51 to 48 deaths per 1, live Author: Raja Raja Cholan.

InIndia's infant mortality rate was 44 per 1, live births. Insex-specific under-five mortality rate was 39 in 1, for male and 40 in 1, for females.