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    Share of current unmet need for modern contraceptive methods attributed to past users of these methods in India
    with Ankita Shukla, Anrudh K. Jain, Rajib Acharya, F. Ram, Arupendra Mozumdar, Subrato Mondal, and Niranjan Saggurti
    Journal of Biosocial Science 53 (3): 407-418. 2021.
    Despite persistent efforts, unmet need for contraceptives in India has declined only slightly from 14% to 13% between 2005–06 and 2015–16. Many women using a family planning method discontinue it without switching to another method and continue to have unmet need. This study quantified the share of current unmet need for modern contraceptive methods attributed to past users of these methods in India. Data were drawn from two rounds of the National Family Health Survey conducted in 2005–06 and 20…Read more
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    Urban poverty and utilization of maternal and child health care services in india
    with Ravi Prakash
    Journal of Biosocial Science 45 (4): 433-449. 2013.
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    Is economic inequality in family planning in India associated with the private sector?
    with Anrudh K. Jain, Kumudha Aruldas, Arupendra Mozumdar, Ankita Shukla, Rajib Acharya, Faujdar Ram, and Niranjan Saggurti
    Journal of Biosocial Science 1-12. forthcoming.
    This study examined the pattern of economic disparity in the modern contraceptive prevalence rate among women receiving contraceptives from the public and private health sectors in India, using data from all four rounds of the National Family Health Survey conducted between 1992–93 and 2015–16. The mCPR was measured for currently married women aged 15–49 years. A concentration index was calculated and a pooled binary logistic regression analysis conducted to assess economic disparity in modern c…Read more
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    Influence of family structure on child health: Evidence from india
    with Faujdar Ram
    Journal of Biosocial Science 45 (5): 577-599. 2013.
    SummaryThis paper examines the association between family structure and child health in India using the third round of the National Family Health Survey, conducted during 2005–06. Two important child health indicators – underweight and full immunization – are used as dependent variables. Descriptive and multivariate statistics are deployed to establish the relationship between family structure and child health. The results of the descriptive statistics show that children who belong to a non-nucl…Read more