About the Authors

Praveen Kumar Pathak
International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Abhishek Singh
Department of Public Health and Mortality Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

S. V. Subramanian
Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

pkp_pathak@rediffmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PKP. Performed the experiments: PKP. Analyzed the data: PKP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PKP AS SVS. Wrote the paper: PKP AS SVS.