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Table 1 A comparative assessment of the crucial socio-economic development indictors of Orissa and India

From: Challenges and opportunities for policy decisions to address health equity in developing health systems: case study of the policy processes in the Indian state of Orissa

Sl. No. Indicators Orissa India
1 Area (Sq. Km.) 155,707 3,287,263
2 Total Population 36,804,660 1,028,610,328
  2.1 Rural Population (%) 85.01 72.18
  2.2 Scheduled Tribe Population (%) 22.13 8.20
3 Disabled Population (%) 2.8 2.1
4 Population Density (per sq. km.) 236 313
5 Sex Ratio (females per 1,000 males) 972 933
6 Total Literacy (%) 63.1 64.8
     6.1 Male Literacy (%) 75.3 75.3
     6.2 Female Literacy (%) 50.5 53.7
7 Life Expectancy of Males at Birth (in yrs) 60.05 63.87
8 Life Expectancy of Females at Birth (in yrs) 59.71 66.91
9 Infant Mortality Rate 64.7 57.0
10 Maternal Mortality Ratio 358 301
11 Malnourished Children Below Five Years (Underweight) 41 43
12 Prevalence (%) of any anemia in children < 11.0 g/dl (6-59 months) 65.0 69.5
13 Prevalence (%) of any anemia in adult women < 12.0 g/dl (15-49 yrs) 61.2 55.3
14 Families living Below Poverty Line (%) 66.37 40.00
15 Poverty Ratio (Rural) 46.9 28.1
16 Poverty Ratio (Scheduled Tribe) 75.8 44.7
  1. Sources: Government of India and Government of Orissa