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Infant and child mortality in India

S. Irudaya Rajan

Infant and child mortality in India

district level estimates

by S. Irudaya Rajan

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


Edition Notes

Statementpreparation of the estimates, S. Irudaya Rajan, P. Mohanachandran Nair, K.L. Sheela ; preparation of the report, Lalitendu Jagatdeb, Nihar Ranjan Mishra
ContributionsPopulation Foundation of India
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LC ClassificationsHB1323.I42A-.ZI+
The Physical Object
Pagination109 p. :
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24386414M
LC Control Number2010318796

  Days after a spate of child deaths in BRD Hospital in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh and the subsequent blame game, a global disease burden study has revealed that in , million children under the age of five died in India — the highest globally, . Mother's employment and infant and child mortality in India. Mumbai, India: International Institute for Population Sciences ; Calverton, Md.: Macro International, Inc., [] (OCoLC)

strides in reducing child and young adolescent mortality over the past few decades. The global under-five mortality rate declined by 59 per cent from 93 deaths per 1, live births in to 39 in , while mortality among children aged 5–14 years fell by 53 per cent from 15 to 7 deaths per 1, children aged 5. Still, the burden of. Infant mortality (the death of an infant within the first year of life) is a widely-reported indicator of population health. This chart collection highlights key infant mortality trends and demographic variation within the United States and also explores infant mortality rates in the U.S. compared to countries that are similarly wealthy and sizable (based on [ ]Missing: India.

  They found that mortality rates among infants younger than one month fell from 45 per 1, births in to 27 in And the mortality rate for children .   The infant mortality rate is the number of infant deaths for every 1, live births. In addition to giving us key information about maternal and infant health, the infant mortality rate is an important marker of the overall health of a society. In , the infant mortality rate in the United States was deaths per 1, live births.


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Infant and child mortality in India by S. Irudaya Rajan 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.

Infant and child mortality in India. Mumbai, India: International Institute for Population Sciences ; Honolulu, HI: East-West Center, Program on Population, (OCoLC) 1. Introduction 2.

Review of Infant and child mortality in India book 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.

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 inthe 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 inwhile 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 inover 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 incompared 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 inthe 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. | Infant and Child Mortality METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS The DHS surveys estimate mortality rates for specific time periods preceding the survey, typically five-year periods, i.e., years, years, and so on.

The estimates are based on births and infant and child deaths reported by women age as of the interview Size: KB.

Infant mortality rate compares the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1, live births in the same year. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a. More than half of infants die before they reach two months old, forty percent andbefore their first 24 hours have arrived.

Save the Children report says, “India’s poor are treated unequally”. Since last year the infant mortality rate in India has doubled. This is a chart produced by Shally Aswathi and Siddharth Agarwal.

Inthe infant mortality rate in India was at about 30 deaths per 1, live births, a significant decrease from previous years. Infant mortality as an indicator The infant mortality rate is. City champions America has an infant mortality crisis. Meet the black doulas trying to change that Meet the black doulas trying to change that In the US, black babies die at twice the rate of.

MCH Infant Mortality Indiana Infant Mortality Report - Hospital Level and Delivery Volume and Neonatal Mortality among Very Low Birth Weight Infants - Indiana, Birth Cohort. India’s child mortality rate has always been a cause for concern, but a recent study published in the medical journal Lancet suggests that the situation may be changing for the better.

The Author: Afshan Yasmeen.Rationale. Child mortality is regarded as one of the best measures of the health status of a country. 1 There have been gains over the last few years; inunder-five mortality (U5M) was estimated at million, which was a decline from million in 2 However, it has been noted that over the last 20 years the burden of these child deaths is increasingly being concentrated in the Cited by:   New Delhi: India has the highest burden of under-five deaths in the world.

The median under-five mortality rate per 1, live births in India is 37, lower than 69 for Pakistan and much lower than for Nigeria, but in absolute numbers, India reported lakh child .