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Tribal fertility, mortality, and health care practices 1 edition

Tribal fertility, mortality, and health care practices
R. Mutharayappa

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Tribal fertility, mortality, and health care practices
1st ed.
R. Mutharayappa.

Published 2000 by Mittal Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English.

About the Book

With reference to Karnataka, India.

Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction 1-24
1. General introduction 1
2. Environmental set-up 3
(a) General Features of Karataka State 3
(b) General Features of Mysore District (under study) 4
3. (a) Tribal situation in India 5
(b) Tribes of Kamataka 6
4. A Brief Ethnographic Account
of Jenu Kuruba and Kadu Kuruba Tribes 9
5. Origin 10
6. Structure and Marriage Pattern 12
7. Demographic Studies conducted among Tribes
of India with particular reference to Kamataka 13
8. Aims and Objectives of the Present Study 18 2. Material and Methods 25-35
1. Area of Study 25
2. Sampling Procedure and Distribution of Households 2 6
3. Interview Schedule and Data Collection 32
4. Data Analysis 33
5. Concepts and Measures used in the Analysis of Data 34
6. Statistical Methods Used 35 3. Socio-Economic Characteristics of Jenu Kuruba and
Kadu Kuruba Tribes (Individual, Household and
Village Information) 37-50
1. Individual characteristics 37
(a) Population size, age, sex and marital status 37
(b) Dependency Ratio 43
viii / Tribal Fertility, Mortality and Health Care Practices
(c) Education 43
(d) Occupation 44
2. Household Characteristics 45
(a) Land Ownership 45
(b) Family Income 46
(c) Housing and other Asset Ownership 47
3. Village Amenities
49
4. Socio-Cultural Factors and Marriage 51-66
1. Age at Menarche 51
2. Age at Marriage 54
3. Age at Menarche and age at Marriage 56
4. Education and age at Marriage 58
5. Family Type and age at Marriage 59
6. Ways of acquiring mate, type of Marriage, and
Multiple Marriage 60
(a) Ways of Acquiring Mate 60
(b) Type of Marriage 62
(c) Divorce, Separation and Re-marriage 63 5. Factors Affecting Fertility among Tribals 67-84
1. Fertility Levels 67
2. Age at Marriage and Fertility 70
3. Education and Fertility 72
4. Family Type and Fertility 73
5. Multiple Marriages and Fertility 75
6. Ways of Acquiring Mate,
Type of Marriage and Fertility 77
7. Abortions and\Fertility 79
8. Family Planning and Fertility 80 6. Mortality, Sickness and Health Care Practices 85-110
1. Levels of Mortality 85
2. Infant and Childhood Mortality 88
3. Sickness and Health Care Practices 90
4. Characteristics of tribal Health Care System 94
5. Profile of Indigenous Health Practitioners 100 7. Summary and Conclusion 111-121
1. Summary 111
2. Conclusion 119.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [123]-129) and index.
Includes statistical tables.

Classifications

Library of Congress
DS432.K8 M88 2000

The Physical Object

Pagination
xi, 132 p. :
Number of pages
132

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3974801M
ISBN 10
817099778X
LC Control Number
2001291822
OCLC/WorldCat
47168827

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