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In Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, 18-19% of all deaths are in 0-4 age group

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.

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