Neonatal mortality in the empowered action group states of India: trends and determinants.

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In India, the eight socioeconomically backward states of Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Uttaranchal and Uttar Pradesh, referred to as the Empowered Action Group (EAG) states, lag behind in the demographic transition and have the highest infant mortality rates in the country. Neonatal mortality constitutes about 60% of the… (More)

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@article{Arokiasamy2008NeonatalMI, title={Neonatal mortality in the empowered action group states of India: trends and determinants.}, author={Perianayagam Arokiasamy and Abhishek Kumar Gautam}, journal={Journal of biosocial science}, year={2008}, volume={40 2}, pages={183-201} }