Female Literacy and Family Improvement - Part I Correlation between Female Literacy, Birth Rate and Infant Mortality Rate


Demographers have established that even in an environment of poverty and social backwardness, female education has a positive impact on the reduction of fertility and child mortality. Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) is considered as a reliable indicator of the level of a country's socio economic development. It is likely, that the educational levels of mothers influence the mortality rate of children in a locality.

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Health Care and Hospital Management

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