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Author Country (or Countries)

India

Abstract

The universal assumption is, if there is improvement in status of society in terms of education, health, occupation and wealth, it generates reduction in child mortality. Study is considered for testing above assumption in perspective of EAG states and Assam. National Family Health Survey- III has been used to carry out for the study. Study data contains 22179 sampling units which is the number of children born reported within the 5 years. Different socio demographic variables selected as development indicators of society. Relative risk had been evaluated with help of Cox proportional hazard model to illustrate child mortality in reference of different social structure in scenario of EAG states and Assam.

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.18576/jsap/060310

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