Title: Health Equity Study in Nepal with References to Poverty and Caste/Ethnicity

Abstract: This study carried out focusing on the health equity on poverty and caste/ethnicity in Nepal. The study examined the differentials in the selected reproductive and child health indicators by caste/ethnic groups and poverty. The study analyzed on family planning, mortality, maternal health, child health, nutrition and causes of child death. These indicators are analyzed comparing with different caste/ethnicity, and trends by wealth quintiles range. The study generate selected tables for each indicators and wealth quintile  based on the Nepal Demographic and Health Survey data 2006, 2001, and 1996.

Sponsored By :  RTI International, May 2008, 15p.  Availability: Photo copy

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