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Child Mortality in new industrial localities and opportunities for change: a survey in an Indian steel town

Crook, Nigel; Malaker, C.R


As Asia becomes increasingly urbanized the effect of new industrial development on child mortality becomes of increasing interest. In India, considerable investment has been made in the social infrastructure of industrial new towns. This survey of Durgapur steel town in West Bengal shows that although the average level of child mortality in the working class population is favourable in comparison with other Indian cities, considerable differentials, that can be related to social, economic and...[Show more]

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Date published: 1992
Type: Journal article


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