Muslim mortality paradox and the importance of sanitation for children
In India, Hindu children face substantially higher mortality rates than Muslim children, despite being relatively richer on average. Here's why
In India, Muslim children are substantially more likely than Hindu children to survive until their fifth birthday, despite Muslim parents being poorer and less educated on average than Hindu parents. The phenomenon has been documented by numerous researchers over the past 20 years, including most recently by Bhalotra et al. (2010).