ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Suitability of HDI for Assessing Health and Nutritional Status

This paper attempts to study the validity of the Human Development Index (HDI) which is used widely to measure health inequality and standard of living. It examines the behaviour of HDI with variations in demographic, socio-economic, health, dietary habits and nutritional status and studies the correlation of these indicators with HDI.

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