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Maternal Health in Haryana: Evidences from NFHS

Author(s):

Ms Poonam SandhirResearch Faculty, Population Research Centre, Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development 2A, Sector 19 A, 160019 Chandigarh

Keywords:

Maternal Health Care, NFHS, Women Education

Abstract:

The paper is based on National Family Health Survey (NFHS) Haryana data collected during third and fourth round of survey. In terms of maternal health care indicators like ANC, IFA consumption, TT, assisted births, institutional births and PNC, Haryana performed better than India for parameters like TT, assisted deliveries and PNC; at par for IFA tablets and lower for ANC and institutional deliveries. Punjab was ahead of Haryana in terms of all these parameters. All these maternal health care indicators had a positive relationship with the raise in the educational level of the women…

URL:

https://jce.chitkara.edu.in/index.php/jce/article/view/17/10

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