Kavitha A K

Faculty Associate

MS. KAVITHA A K has seven years of experience in Biostatistics and public health research. She is an expert in data analysis using R software. She was working as Research Assistant with Indian Institute of Public Health, Bhubaneswar prior to joining KIIT. She holds a Master's degree in Biostatistics from Manipal University, Manipal.

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Biostatistics, Public Health Research
Journals/Conferences :
Himanshu Sekhar Pradhan, Nirmal Kumar Mohakud, Kavitha A. K, Manas Kumar Nayak, S. K. S. (2020). Out‑of‑Pocket Health Expenditure on Diarrheal Illness among Under‑Five Children in a Teaching Hospital in Odisha, India. Indian Journal of Public Health, 64(3), 252–257. https://doi.org/10.1148/47.6.620c

Dutta, A., Mohapatra, M. K., Rath, M., Rout, S. K., Kadam, S., Nallalla, S., … Paithankar, P. (2020). Effect of caste on health, independent of economic disparity: evidence from school children of two rural districts of India. Sociology of Health and Illness, 42(6), 1259–1276. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.13105

Dutta, A., Bhattacharya, S., Ak, K., Pati, S., Swain, S., & Nanda, L. (2019). Indian city. International Journal of Environmental Health Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/09603123.2019.1587389

Dutta, A., Kavitha, A. K., Samal, S., Panigrahi, P., Swain, S., Nanda, L., & Pati, S. (2018). Independent urban effect on hypertension of older Indians: identification of a knowledge gap from a Study on Global AGEing and Health. Journal of the American Society of Hypertension, 12(11), e9–e17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jash.2018.09.004

Pradhan, A., Anasuya, A., Pradhan, M. M., Kavitha, A. K., Kar, P., Sahoo, K. C., … Dutta, A. (2016). Trends in malaria in Odisha, India-An analysis of the 2003-2013 time-series data from the national vector borne disease control program. PLoS ONE, 11(2), 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0149126