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Missing women and India's religious demography (English)


The authors use recent data from the 2006 National Family Health Survey of India to explore the relationship between religion and demographic behavior. They find that fertility and mortality vary not only between religious groups, but also across caste...  See More +


  • Borooah, Vani; Do, Quy-Toan; Iyer, Sriya; Joshi, Shareen;
  • 2009/10/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS5096
  • 1
  • 1
  • India
  • South Asia
  • 2010/07/01
  • Disclosed
  • Missing women and India's religious demography
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