TITLE

ON EXAMINING SURVIVORSHIP DIFFERENTIAL BY MARITAL STATUS: AN ILLUSTRATION FROM INDIA

AUTHOR(S)
GEORGE, ANNIE
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Journal of Family Welfare;Jun2014, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the study on the age-specific life-expectancy of a given population by sex and marital status categories in India. Discussion of the trends and differentials in life expectancy for males and females that reflect the overall mortality pattern in the nation is provided. Overview of the findings which show that marriage contributes to a larger increase in survival chance for both males and females is emphasized.
ACCESSION #
99664556

 

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