ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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With Notes on Rural-Urban Contrasts

Gender Differentials in Adult Mortality

Even as the debate continues on the magnitudes of female foeticide and infanticide, it is necessary to note that the marginal improvements in the sex ratio recorded towards the end of the last century are the outcome of a narrowing gap in gender differentials in adult mortality. This paper looks at the trends and variations in this gap.



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