Update on trends in sex ratio at Birth in India

S. Irudaya Rajan, Sharada Srinivasan, Arjun S. Bedi

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With additional data available at more regular intervals on sex ratio at birth, it is easier to track changes without depending on the decennial censuses. However, the diversity of sources also means differences in trends across sources and regions. A brief analysis of the latest available data is presented to identify the most recent trends and concerns in states that need attention, like north-western and eastern states of India.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)14-16
Number of pages3
JournalEconomic and Political Weekly
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 18 Mar 2017

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