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Pedicon Survey 2012

  1. 1. SURVEY ON CHILD HEALTH GENDER DIVIDE
  2. 2. Rise in Sex Selective Abortion
  3. 3. Drop in Sex Ratio to 914 females against 1000 males, lowest since Independence * Provisional Census 2011 Haryana 830 Punjab 846 Kerala 1084
  4. 4. This is more than just change
  5. 5. Is the New Improved Medical Technology – Chorionic Villus Sampling , Ultrasound to be blamed
  6. 10. <ul><li>So we conducted research </li></ul><ul><li>Survey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1940 Pediatricians </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online </li></ul><ul><li>National representation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic Focus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To identify Pediatrician’s Experience in Child Health Gender Divide </li></ul></ul>www.doctorsrepublic.com
  7. 11. Why Pediatricians ? <ul><li>Close quarters with Newborn Cases or any Child Health related Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Professionally developed identity on parental behavior </li></ul>
  8. 14. More Celebrations seen at Birth
  9. 15. More Appropriate Weight for Age
  10. 16. Malnutrition is clinically observed
  11. 17. Parent’s Inclination towards Breastfeeding
  12. 18. That’ s not all , there is more to it
  13. 19. Compliance to Immunization Schedule
  14. 20. School Dropouts
  15. 21. Care in Illness & Strict Compliance with Doctor’s advice is seen
  16. 22. This is much more than just the Change
  17. 26. SUMMARY <ul><li>61% More celebrations at the Birth of Baby Boy </li></ul><ul><li>52% More Appropriate “Weight for Age” is seen in Baby Boys </li></ul><ul><li>57% Malnutrition is clinically observed , more in Girls </li></ul><ul><li>41% Parents’ Inclination towards Breastfeeding is more for Baby Boys </li></ul><ul><li>61% School Dropouts are more observed in Baby Girls </li></ul>
  18. 27. Dr. Mahavir Jain Joint Organizing Secretary, PEDICON - 2012 “ This survey was first of its kind and no such perception audit has not been done earlier ”
  19. 29. “ The Idea was to to map the magnitude of Child Health Gender Divide ”
  20. 34. THANKS !! The Survey findings & data collected are copyright of Doctors Republic and should not be reproduced or used without permission. For any questions , please send an email to customerservice @doctorsrepublic.com
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