Trends in birthweight among four tribal communities in rural Tamil Nadu, India.

  title={Trends in birthweight among four tribal communities in rural Tamil Nadu, India.},
  author={Emilie S Baekgaard and Catherine L Hulse},
  journal={Rural and remote health},
  volume={14 4},
Gudalur Adivasi Hospital provides inand outpatient services to four main tribal (Adivasi) populations – Paniya, Bettakurumba, Mullakurumba and Kattunaikan – in a remote part of the Gudalur District, Tamil Nadu, India. It is classified as 'backward' by the Indian government. According to the 2011 census, Gudalur had a population of 49 535, with 1032 females for every 1000 males, much higher than the national average of 929 females per 1000 males. A total of 5359 (2719 males and 2640 females… CONTINUE READING

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