Quantifying the impact of rising food prices on child mortality in India: A cross-district statistical analysis of the District Level Household Survey
Background: Rates of child malnutrition and mortality in India remain high. We tested the hypothesis that rising food prices are contributing to India’s slow progress in improving childhood survival.
Methods: Using Rounds 2 and 3 (2002-2008) of the Indian District Level Household Survey, we calculated neonatal, infant, and under-five mortality rates in 364 districts, and merged these with district-level food price data from the National Sample Survey Office. Multivariate models were es...Expand abstract
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