Household wealth and child health in India.

  title={Household wealth and child health in India.},
  author={Satvika Chalasani and Shea Rutstein},
  journal={Population studies},
  volume={68 1},
Using data from the Indian National Family Health Surveys (1992-93, 1998-99, 2005-06), this study examined how the relationship between household wealth and child health evolved during a time of significant economic change in India. The main predictor was an innovative measure of household wealth that captures changes in wealth over time. Discrete-time logistic models (with community fixed effects) were used to examine mortality and malnutrition outcomes: infant, child, and under-5 mortality… CONTINUE READING


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