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Research Article

Socio-Economic Inequalities in the Use of Postnatal Care in India

  • Abhishek Singh mail,

    abhi_iips@yahoo.co.in

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Mortality Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India

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  • Sabu S. Padmadas,

    Affiliation: Centre for Global Health, Population, Poverty and Policy and Division of Social Statistics and Demography, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

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  • Udaya S. Mishra,

    Affiliation: Center for Development Studies, Thiruvanathpuram, India

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  • Saseendran Pallikadavath,

    Affiliation: Global Health and Social Care Unit, School of Health Sciences and Social Work, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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  • Fiifi A. Johnson,

    Affiliation: Centre for Global Health, Population, Poverty and Policy and Division of Social Statistics and Demography, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

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  • Zoe Matthews

    Affiliation: Centre for Global Health, Population, Poverty and Policy and Division of Social Statistics and Demography, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

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  • Published: May 18, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037037
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Abhishek Singh
Department of Public Health and Mortality Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India
Sabu S. Padmadas, Fiifi A. Johnson, Zoe Matthews
Centre for Global Health, Population, Poverty and Policy and Division of Social Statistics and Demography, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
Udaya S. Mishra
Center for Development Studies, Thiruvanathpuram, India
Saseendran Pallikadavath
Global Health and Social Care Unit, School of Health Sciences and Social Work, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: abhi_iips@yahoo.co.in

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AS SSP. Analyzed the data: AS ZM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AS. Wrote the paper: AS SSP USM SP FAJ ZM.