(i) Regional variations of low child sex ratio can be seen in India. It is important to note that the lowest child sex ratio are found in India. It is important to note that the lowest child sex ratios exist in the most prosperous regions of the country.
(ii) Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gujarat and Maharashtra are among the richest states of India in terms of per capita incomes. However, all these states with the lowest child sex ratios.
(iii) The problem of selective abortions is not due to poverty or ignorance or shortage of resources.
(iv) It is also possible that as economically prosperous families decide to have fewer children – often only one or two now – they may also wish to choose the sex of their child.