Peer-reviewed journal articles

Parmer, M. and Saikia. N. (2018). Chronic Morbidity and Reported Disability among Older Persons from the India Human Development Survey. BMC Geriatrics Publisher:BMC part of Springer Nature. https://bmcgeriatr.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12877-018-0979-9

Bora, J. and Saikia, N. (2018). Neonatal and under-five mortality rate in Indian districts with reference to Sustainable Development Goal 3: An analysis of the National Family Health Survey of India (NFHS), 2015–2016. LoS ONE: Publisher: Public Library of Science: PLoS ONE 13(7): e0201125. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal. pone.0201125 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article/authors?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0201125

Guilmoto, C.Z., Saikia, N., Tamrakar, V. and Bora, J.K. (2018). Excess under-5 female mortality across India:a spatial analysis using 2011 census data. Lancet Global Health: Publisher:Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30184-0 https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(18)30184-0/fulltext

Saikia, N., Sehgal, S., Bora, J. & Dimondsmith. N. (2017). Experiences of neonatal deaths among Urban poor in metropolitan delhi: Commination, poor quality, And overwhelmed system. Journal of Social Inclusion Studies. Volume03, Number 1&2. Available in: Saikia et al 2017 neonatal death Delhi India, June 2017

Saikia, N., Bora, J. K. Jasilionis, D and Shkolnikov, (2016). Disability Divide in India: Evidence from 2011 Census. PLoS ONE: Publisher: Public Library of Science: PLoS ONE 11(8): e0159809. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159809 Publisher: Public Library of Science.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4973875/

Saikia, N., Moradhvaj and Bora, J.K. (2016). Gender Difference in Health-Care Expenditure: Evidence from India Human Development Survey. PLoS ONE 11(7): e0158332. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0158332, Publisher: Public Library of Science.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4938214/ 

Saikia, N. and Kulkarni, P.M. (2016). On data availability for health inequality research in India Economic and political weekly. Vol LI Nos 26 & 27.  http://www.epw.in/journal/2016/26-27/notes/data-research-health-inequality-india.html 

Saikia N and Bora, J.K. (2016). Does increasing longevity lead increasing disability? Evidence from the Indian States. Social Change and Development Vol XIII. Publisher: OKD Institute of Social Change andDevelopment, Guwahati. http://www.okd.in/downloads/jr_16_july/article-3.pdf 

Saikia, N., Shkolnikov, V., Jasilionis, D., and Chandrasekhar (2016) Trends and sub-national disparities in neonatal mortality in India from 1981 to 2011. Asian Population Studies, Vol 12 (1) Publisher: Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group.http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/17441730.2015.1130325

Canudas-Romo, V. Saikia, N., and Diamond-Smith, N. (2015). The contribution of age-specific mortality towards male and female life expectancy differentials in India and selected States, 1970-2013. Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol 30, Number 2 Publisher: United Nations ESCAP.https://www.popline.org/node/654601

Bora, J.K. and Saikia N. (2015). Gender differentials in Self-rated Health and Self-reported disability among adults in India. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0141953. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141953, Publisher: Public Library of Science.http://www.ncbi.nlm. nih.gov/pubmed/26536133

Husain, Z., Saikia, N., and Bora, R.S. (2014). “Health Mission: Lost Opportunities in Uttarakhand” Journal of the National Human Rights Commission India, 13.  

Saikia, N., Singh, A., Jasilionis, D. and Ram, F. (2013). Explaining the trends in the rural-urban gap in infant mortality in India” Demographic Research 29(18):473-506, Publisher: Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany. https://www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol29/18/default.htm

Saikia, N.,Singh, A. and Ram, F.(2013). “Adult male mortality in India since independence: An application of widowhood method” Asian Population Studies). DOI:10.1080/17441730.2013.785720;Publisher: Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group.http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/17441730.2013.785720?needAccess=true 

Saikia, N., Jasilionis, D., Ram, F. and Shkolnikov, V. (2011) “Trends and geographic differentials in mortality under age 60 in India” Population Studies 65(1):73-89. DOI: 10.1080/00324728.2010.534642; Publisher: Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21240833

Saikia, N., Singh, A. and Ram, F. (2010) “Has child mortality in India really increased in last two decades? Economic and Political Weekly” Vol.XLV, 51.http://www.epw.in/system/files/pdf/2010_45/51/Has_ Child_Mortality_in_India_ Really_Increased_i n_the_Last_Two_Decades.pdf

Saikia, N. and Ram, F. (2010) “Determinants of adult mortality in India” Asian Population Studies 6(2). Publisher: Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/17441730.2010.494441?needAccess=true 

Saikia, N. and Singh, A. (2009) “Does the type of family affect maternal health? Evidence from India” Journal of Bio-social Sciences 41(3):329-353.Publisher: Cambridge University Press.  https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/2ece/463397868492798d0ef3382a1cc2a537b6c8.pdf

Saikia, N. and Bhat, P.N. Mari (2008) “Factors Affecting Adult Mortality in India: An Analysis of National Family Health Surveys of 1992-1993 & 1998-1999 (NFHS I and II) ” Demography India 37 (2):291-302. Publisher: Indian Association for Study of Population.http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download;jsessionid=705498ABD72E4326127C7A6D8FB92E42?doi=10.1.1.610.3814&rep=rep1&type=pdf

Ram, F. Singh, A. and Saikia N. (2010). Comment on Paper entitled “Mortality Transition in India 1970-2005” by Aalok Ranjan Chaurasia published online in Asian Population Studies” Asian Population Studies 6(1): 347 – 351 Publisher: Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group.http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17441730.2010.512765