Table 2

Vital statistics, JD-HDSS, Bhaktapur, 2010
Variable Duwakot Jhaukhel Total
Fertility
Crude birth rate (per 1,000 population) 12.2 6.6 9.7
General fertility rate (per 1000 female population, 15–49 yrs) 39.4 22.3 32
Sex ratio at birth (male per female) 1.16 1.11 1.15
Child: Women ratio (per 1,000 female population, 15–49 yrs) 194.1 177.9 187.2
Home delivery (%) 12.9 7.7 11.3
Mortality
Crude death rate (per 1,000 population) 4.3 3.5 3.9
Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births)
Maternal mortality ratio (per 1,000,000 live births)
Premature death (under 65 years) (%) 24.2 42.8 31.5
Death registration (%) 75.8 52.4 66.7
Morbidity
Illness (%) 7.9 13.2 11.1
Migration
In-migration (%) 3.42 0.79 2.25
Out-migration (%) 1.16 1.61 1.36

Infant mortality rate and maternal mortality ratio are not shown as there were no deaths reported. Illness was recorded for 4 weeks immediately preceeding the survey. Out-migration did not cover the families in which all the family members of the household had migrated.

Aryal et al.

Aryal et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:489   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-489

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