Female literacy rate is a better predictor of birth rate and infant mortality rate in India

Background: Educated women are known to take informed reproductive and healthcare decisions. These result in population stabilization and better infant care reflected by lower birth rates and infant mortality rates (IMRs), respectively. Materials and Methods: Our objective was to study the relations...

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Main Authors: Suman Saurabh, Sonali Sarkar, Dhruv K Pandey
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2013-01-01
Series:Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care
Online Access:http://www.jfmpc.com/article.asp?issn=2249-4863;year=2013;volume=2;issue=4;spage=349;epage=353;aulast=Saurabh