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As India rapidly urbanizes, within urban areas socioeconomic disparities are rising and health inequality among urban children is an emerging challenge. This paper assesses the relative contribution of socioeconomic factors to child health inequalities between the less developed Empowered Action Group (EAG) states and more developed South Indian states in urban India using data from the 2005–06 National Family Health Survey.

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This page is a summary of: HEALTH INEQUALITIES AMONG URBAN CHILDREN IN INDIA: A COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF EMPOWERED ACTION GROUP (EAG) AND SOUTH INDIAN STATES, Journal of Biosocial Science, May 2012, Cambridge University Press, DOI: 10.1017/s0021932012000211.
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