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Table 1 Selected health indicators in India for total population and STs, 1992-2006

From: A systematic review of population health interventions and Scheduled Tribes in India

  Total population ST
Indicator 1992-93 1998-99 2005-06 1992-93 1998-99 2005-06
Infant mortality rate (per 1,000) 86.3 73.0 57.0 90.5 84.2 62.1
Under 5 mortality rate (per 1,000) 118.8 101.4 74.3 135.2 126.6 95.7
% children undernourished (weight for age) 53.4 47.0 42.5 56.8 55.9 54.5
% of children with full immunization 35.4 42.0 43.5 24.8 26.4 31.3
% women with anaemia - 51.8 55.3 - 64.9 68.5
% of deliveries by skilled provider 34.2 42.3 46.6 17.5 23.0 25.4
% of women who have heard of HIV/AIDS - 40.3 60.9 - 17.2 38.6
  1. Data source: National Family and Health Survey (NFHS-1), 1992-1993; NFHS-2, 1998-1999; NFHS-3, 2005-2006.