Latesttalks | 06/04/2022 08:42 AM | Click to read full article
Almost one in five deaths in Madhya Pradesh and over a sixth in Uttar Pradesh are of children aged 0-4. In contrast, this age group accounts for just one in sixty deaths in Kerala. The national average is about one in nine.
The combined effect of a younger population and higher death rates in the really young means they account for a larger proportion of deaths.