TABLE WO-2Data Used for Estimation of Burden Due to Diarrhea in India

Projected Values
IndicesCurrent Values (2001)2001–20062006–20112011–2016
Total Population (in crore*)102.7109.41 (‘06)117.89 (‘11)126.35 (‘16)
Life expectancy at birth (years)
Male62.30 (projected)63.8765.6567.04
Female65.27 (projected)66.9167.6769.18

Crore (Hindi: Image workshopig1.jpg) (often abbreviated cr) is a unit in the Indian numbering system and was formerly a unit in the Persian numbering system, still widely used in Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, and formerly in Iran. An Indian crore is equal to 100 lakh or 10,000,000. SOURCE: National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata (NICED, 2005) with permission from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Data retrieved from the Registrar General of India, 1996.

From: Workshop Overview

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Global Issues in Water, Sanitation, and Health: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009.
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