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Year : 2015 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 143-146

An assessment of the role of socio-economic and educational status of Women
on their marital life and child care in Salem District, Tamilnadu, South India

R.Saravanan1*, R.Ganapathi Raman, S.Thamilarasan2

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R.Saravanan*

Department of Economics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar 608 002

  • 1. Department of Economics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar 608 002
  • 2. Department of Engg. Physics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar 608 002

Received on: 11/05/2016

Revised on: 11/05/2016

Accepted on: 11/05/2016

Published on: 11/05/2016

  • R.Saravanan, R.Ganapathi Raman, S.Thamilarasan (2015), An assessment of the role of socio-economic and educational status of Women
    on their marital life and child care in Salem District, Tamilnadu, South India. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation, 3(3): 143-146. doi: 10

Abstract

The present study on conceptualizes women’s status at the micro-level using the household as a unit and at the macro-level using society as a unit and evaluates the status of women in Salem district, South India based on the variables viz., occupation, age at marriage, age of first conception, number of conception, abortion, prenatal checkup, breast feeding, food, nutrition, educational status, and child care.

Keywords

child death, family welfare, fertility planning, occupational segregation, socio-economics, women status, women health