National Family Health Survey

  • 40 pc Indian women face domestic violence August 20, 2011

    New Delhi: One in three Indian women between the ages 15 and 49 have experienced physical violence. One in ten has experienced sexual violence. These are the dismal findings from the latest National Family Health Survey. Deepa Dasmunshi, Indian National Congress candidate from Raiganj said, "Women atrocities are increasing rapidly. Figures...
  • Mumbai women top list of divorcees in India March 17, 2008

    New Delhi: Women from Mumbai top the list of divorcees across the country in the age group of 15 to 49, according to a government survey. "In Mumbai, 0.4 per cent women in the year 200506 have opted for divorce while in Delhi, it is is 0.2. Kolkata and Chennai follow...
  • India weakening: Most women and kids anaemic October 13, 2007

    The latest National Family Health Survey has shown that most Indians have anaemia. The survey's findings reveal that over 55 per cent women and about 24 per cent Indian men are anaemic, but unfortunately, few are aware of the same. Reena, a 31yearold mother of two has been hospitalised since some...
  • Malnutrition, an ugly reality of modern India October 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Hungry and helpless malnutrition is still one ugly reality of modern day India and it seems as if things are not about to get better anytime soon. The third round of the National Family Health Survey carries a shocking report that over past six years, malnutrition in...
  • Chennai most unfit city in India: Study December 28, 2006

    New Delhi: Chennai is found to be Indias most unfit metro, while Delhi is ruled the fittest one. Mumbai comes second in the unfit category. These are the findings of the third National Family Health Survey. According to the survey, 4 out of every 10 people in India are unfit....