Tag: nfhs

Almost one in 10 women aged 15 & above a tobacco user: NFHS | India News

NEW DELHI: About 9% of girls and women aged 15 years and above surveyed had used tobacco in some form with the percentage of users in rural India higher at 10.5%, according to the the…

Report on rising anaemia may force govt to rethink strategy | India News

NEW DELHI: With the National Family Health Survey-5 (2019-21) data showing a rise in anaemia cases among children, women and men, a major review of the ongoing strategy under the “Anaemia Mukt Bharat” programme is…

nfhs: More women than men in India, says NFHS, but sex ratio at birth a worry | India News

The latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) data for 2019-21 indicates that India has more females than males with its overall sex ratio having risen to 1,020 after seeing a dip from 1,000 in 2005-06…

Child marriages down but still remain area of concern | India News

NEW DELHI: Every fourth woman in the age group of 20-24 was married before turning 18, though in percentage terms underage marriages declined from 26.8% to 23.3% in the last five years. According to the…

tfr: For first time, India’s fertility rate below replacement level | India News

India’s population is set to fall as its total fertility rate (TFR) or the average number of children born to a woman over her lifetime has dropped below replacement level for the first time and…