Demographic Study of Gujjars of Delhi: I. Population Structure and Socio-cultural Profile

  title={Demographic Study of Gujjars of Delhi: I. Population Structure and Socio-cultural Profile},
  author={Shweta Dabral and Shaista Malik},
  journal={Journal of Human Ecology},
  pages={17 - 24}
Abstract The importance and application of demographic studies is ever increasing. Keeping this in mind, a demographic study was conducted on Hindu Gujjars. No detailed demographic study has been conducted on Gujjars of Delhi so far. Population composition of Gujjars residing in Delhi was evaluated. The survey was conducted in five Gujjar predominated villages. Data was collected by interviewing ever-married women in the age group 15-49 years from a sample of 558 households. Sample Gujjars… 
Demographic Study of Gujjars of Delhi II. Reproductive Profile and Mortality Levels
Abstract Fertility is a major counteracting force to population attrition from mortality and therefore, has a significant impact as an expansionary force in population dynamics. While mortality, on
Demographic Study of Gujjars of Delhi: III. Fertility Preferences
There is a gap between their ideal and actual fertility experience among Gujjar women aged 15-49 years and the degree of dependence for deciding the family size among Gujjars women is substantially high.
Demographic Study of Gujjars of Delhi: VI. Factors Affecting Fertility, Infant Mortality and Use of BCM
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Demographic Study of Gujjars of Delhi: IV. KAP of Family Planning
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Demographic Study of Gujjars of Delhi: V. Maternal and Child Health Care Practices
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