Research Papers

Excess Under-5 Female Mortality Across India: A Spatial Analysis Using 2011 Census Data

The Lancet - Global Health | June, 01 , 2018
Christophe Z. Guilmoto, Nandita Saikia, Vandana Tamrakar, Jayanta Kumar Bora | Download (3)
Excess female mortality causes half of the missing women (estimated deficit of women in countries with suspiciously low proportion of females in their population) today. Globally, most of these avoidable deaths of women occur during childhood in China and India. The paper aimed to estimate excess female under-5 mortality rate (U5MR) for India's 35 states and union territories and 640 districts.

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