Situation Of Infant Mortality And Mother’s Health-Seeking Behaviour In Selected Area Of Karachi
Pakistan has one of the highest Infant mortality rates in the world. Most death takes place as a result of Health seeking behavior of mothers or rather lack of it. This study was aimed at finding out situation of Infant mortalityin low-income areas in Karachi, the capital of Sindh, Pakistan. Due to limited resources this study is restricted to only one locality, Shershah, Karachi. The data was collected from the ever-married women aged 15-49 in sample locality. Detailed information on women’s socio-economic background, birth histories and health status was obtained for analysis.
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