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India SRS Bulletin 1998


General Info
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1998 - 12/1998
Series or system 
India Sample Registration System (SRS)
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Verbal autopsy

This bulletin, based on the Sample Registration System (SRS), contains data on: 1) estimated birth, death, natural growth, and infant mortality rates; 2) ninety-five percent confidence limits (lower and upper limits) for birth, death, and infant mortality rates; 3) death and infant mortality rates by sex and residence. The report also includes the distribution of sample maternal deaths by cause and the per cent distribution of total maternal deaths in India and among the bigger states. Verbal autopsy (VA) was used for collecting causes of maternal deaths.

Publication year 
Suggested citation 
Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner (India). India SRS Bulletin 1998. New Delhi, India: Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner (India), 2000.