Birth and Death Patterns Mirroring the Transformation in Human Dispositions and Health Management - A Study Across 100 years in an Indian Town

Authors(5) :-Anukriti V. Sahni, Sheela N. Shripatre, Ranjana Lade, Rizwan Z. Siddiqui, Dhananjay V. Raje

This study was carried out to unfold the necessary facets of births and deaths over the last 100 years in Nagpur city, India. Trends were observed for the births and deaths taking place daily, monthly, season-wise, yearly and gender-wise; with focus being laid on the seasonal component. These were observed using Trend and Time series Analysis. The study also emphasises on vital statistics’ parameters such as CBR, CDR and IMR. It was realized that while IMR and CBR showed improvements, CDR rose steeply. Other findings elucidate that rainy season is leading while summer season is trailing in the number of births; minimum births occur on Sundays and, male births and deaths are surpassing females. Hospital births gained predominance post 1960. It was observed that health management advanced during this period with average age at death rising from 42 to 57 years.

Authors and Affiliations

Anukriti V. Sahni
Data Analyst, MDS Bio-Analytics, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Sheela N. Shripatre
Data Analyst, MDS Bio-Analytics, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Ranjana Lade
Deputy Municipal Commissioner, Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Rizwan Z. Siddiqui
Additional Municipal Commissioner, Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Dhananjay V. Raje
Head, Data Analysis Group, MDS Bio-Analytics, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Demography, Time Series Analysis, Forecasting, Trend, Decomposition

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Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 288-299
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET173656
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Anukriti V. Sahni, Sheela N. Shripatre, Ranjana Lade, Rizwan Z. Siddiqui, Dhananjay V. Raje, " Birth and Death Patterns Mirroring the Transformation in Human Dispositions and Health Management - A Study Across 100 years in an Indian Town, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.288-299, September-October-2017.
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