International Journal of Population Research / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Explaining Sex Differentials in Child Mortality in India: Trends and Determinants

Table 1

Trends in child mortality () by sex of the child in India and major states, 1992–2006.

StatesNFHS-1 (1992-93)NFHS-2 (1998-99)NFHS-3 (2005-06)
MF
(F − M)
MF
(F − M)
MF
(F − M)

Delhi13.621.27.610.613.42.87.68.91.36.3
Haryana18.443.224.813.830.216.410.42110.614.2
Himachal Pradesh17.625.37.79.09.30.35.04.2−0.88.5
Punjab12.72310.35.923.817.96.015.59.50.8
Bihar34.553.51931.443.612.224.540.415.93.1
Madhya Pradesh46.756.810.149.466.316.924.732.67.92.2
Rajasthan26.542.215.729.452.322.918.526.27.78
Uttar Pradesh38.565.627.128.853.424.621.743.221.55.6
Assam52.959.66.721.416.9−4.522.629.97.3−0.6
Orissa16.123.47.329.627.9−1.731.126.5−4.611.9
West Bengal21.735.413.718.523.95.413.114.91.811.9
Gujarat27.138.611.525.131.46.39.721.411.7−0.2
Maharashtra19.123.64.515.5204.57.99.11.23.3
Andhra Pradesh21.527.66.116.627.811.29.213.242.1
Karnataka25.633.47.821.123.82.714.713.1−1.69.4
Kerala109.4−0.664.5−1.51.42.41−1.6
Tamil Nadu2923.2−5.812.715.83.14.910.55.6−11.4
India29.44212.624.936.711.814.222.98.73.9

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