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INFANT MORTALITY RATE – TAMIL NADU(as per SAMPLE REGISTRATION SYSTEM RESULTS)

Infant Mortality Rate is the key sensitive indicator of child health in a country. The current level of IMR in Tamil Nadu for the year 2012 is 21 per 1000 live births as per the Sample Registration System Survey (2012). The State ranks as the second lowest among the major states in the country.



Source : SRS , Registrar General , India

Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) – TAMIL NADU(as per SAMPLE REGISTRATION SYSTEM RESULTS)

Maternal Mortality Ratio represents the most sensitive and key indicator of women's health and their status in the society. The Government of Tamil Nadu desires to ensure that all women go through the pregnancy and its outcome with equity, respect, dignity and social justice through better access to quality maternity and child health services especially during pregnancy, child birth and post-partum period.


Tamil Nadu has one of the very low MMR among the major Indian States. In 2013-14, Tamil Nadu reported 727 Maternal deaths amounting to a MMR of 68 per 1,00,00 live births.


Source: State HMIS , DPH and PM