Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Orissa Rank High in Child Mortality

  • Orissa is one of the Five States in the country, where mortality is higher as 90 per 1000 live births.
  • 46 percent of Children under threeyears, in Orissa are under weight. 40 percent kids are stunted while 20% are wasted.
  • Two-third children in the State suffer from mild to severe anaemia. 61% of women & 34% of men are anemic
  • Kandhamal records the highest 187 child deaths per 1000, while Mayurbhanj has the lowest of 91
  • Bargarh district has the highest percentage (60) of under nourished children, while jharsuguda has the lowest (99)


At January 20, 2009 12:58 PM , Blogger Satyaban said...

Dear Sagarika I have send a mail to you regarding these issues hope you will consider these.



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