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Spatial Scan Study for Mortality Under Age 5 year in the EAG States and Assam

Mritunjay Pal Singh, Abhishek Bharti, Niraj Kumar Singh, R. D. Singh

Abstract



Child mortality scenario is a big part to consider for the development of a country. It is a great problem in several developing countries of Africa and Asia. Some of the countries are taking in the part of it to a very large extent such as India, Nigeria, China, Pakistan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia (tlou et al(2017)). The study concerns about the Indian Scenario in which some of its states have a much larger numbers of under-five mortality than its other counterparts of India. Mainly that view occurs in EAG states and the Assam state of India. For this study we consider the spatial scan procedure to identify the specific zones which have a high level of mortality among these states of India with the help of annual health survey data 2012-13 conducted for these states for health scenario.

Keywords


Under 5 mortality, Spatial Scan Statistics, Annual Health Survey Report, Geographical information software, Clusters.

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