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Table 4 Distribution of women by number of births and child deaths across the EAG and non-EAG regions of India

From: Differential in infant, childhood and under-five death clustering among the empowered and non-empowered action group regions in India

  Non-EAG Region EAG Region India
Number of births Number of women Percent of women Number of women Percent of women Number of women Percent of women
1 53,365 22.5 40,288 16.9 93,653 19.7
2 91,058 38.4 65,742 27.6 156,800 33.0
3 51,588 21.8 55,263 23.2 106,851 22.5
4 23,168 9.8 35,861 15.0 59,029 12.4
5 9936 4.2 19,992 8.4 29,928 6.3
6 4422 1.9 10,939 4.6 15,361 3.2
7 1939 0.8 5631 2.4 7570 1.6
8 and more 1593 0.7 4672 2.0 6265 1.3
Total 237,069 100 238,388 100 475,457 100
Number of child deaths
 0 232,922 98.3 228,376 95.8 461,298 97.0
 1 3798 1.6 8891 3.7 12,689 2.7
 2 298 0.1 950 0.4 1248 0.3
 3 and more 51 0.0 171 0.1 222 0.0
 Total 237,069 100 238,388 100 475,457 100