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Mind the gap: temporal trends in inequalities in infant and child mortality in India (1992–2016)

Bhatia, Mrigesh, Ranjan, M., Dixit, P. and Dwivedi, L.K. (2018) Mind the gap: temporal trends in inequalities in infant and child mortality in India (1992–2016). SSM - Population Health, 5. pp. 201-209. ISSN 2352-8273

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Identification Number: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2018.05.001

Abstract

- Temporal trends in inequalities in infant and child mortality over two and half decades in India. - Relative change in inequalities in child mortality over survey periods. - Scatter plots to identify states with largest inequalities among wealth index groups. - Concentration Index by various background characteristics. - Decomposition analysis identifying the factors contributing in inequality in infant mortality between richest and poorest groups. - Gap between the poorest and richest groups has narrowed in most states in India in recent years.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/ssm-populati...
Additional Information: © 2018 Elsevier B.V.
Divisions: Health Policy
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Sets: Departments > Health Policy
Date Deposited: 14 May 2018 11:23
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2019 00:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/87913

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