ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Morbidity in Tamil Nadu-Levels, Differentials and Determinants

Levels, Differentials and Determinants P Duraisamy This paper examines the levels and differentials in overall and gender specific morbidity prevalence rates across the socio-economic and demographic groups in rural and urban Tamil Nadu based on the NSS 1986-87 survey data. The age and sex specific distribution of illnesses by type are also presented and the determinants of morbidity at the individual level are analysed.

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