International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Statistics | India | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020

Inter-District Disparity of Maternal Mortality and its Major Determinants in Tamilnadu, India


Abstract: Socio-economic, biological and demographic factors may impact on the maternal mortality rate. In this paper we want to explore the inter-district disparity of maternal mortality and its determinants in tamilnadu, india (for 2015). we are very interested to study about maternal mortality and it is one of the important indicator to analyze womens health status under maternity condition. we choose tamilnadu beacause of heal infrastructure. Not only that tamilnadu has performed reasonably well in terms of literacy growth (according to 2011 census). the study reveals about the inter-district disparity of maternal mortality of advanced and backward districts in tamilnadu. the effects of socio-economic, health, demographic factors are analyzed for fulfillment of the purpose. the results also present such as number of district hospitals, women married below 18 years, prevalance of anaemia for pregnant women of age group between 15-49, prevalance of severe anaemia for pregnant women age group between 15-49, institutional deliveries are the considered to be independent variables and these are the determinants consider here for maternal mortality or deaths rate.

Keywords: Maternal mortality rate, inter-district disparity, socio- economic, health and demographic variables, pairwise correlation, multiple regression, tamilnadu and its districts, india

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,

Pages: 263 - 268

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