As per National Family Health Survey, significant increasing trend has been seen in India in percentage of mothers who had at least 4 antenatal care visits to 51.2% in 2015-16 (NFHS-4) versus 37% in 2005-06 (NFHS-3).
Andaman and Nicobar Islands has highest of 92.1% of mothers who had at least 4 antenatal care visits during 2015-16 (NFHS-4). Bihar has lowest of 14.4% of mothers who had at least 4 antenatal care visits during 2015-16 (NFHS-4) in comparison to other States/UTs.
Eleven States/UTs viz. Meghalaya, Assam, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Nagaland and Bihar are below the National value of 51.2% during 2015-16 (NFHS-4).
Note: NA: Not Available; NFHS: National Family Health Survey; NFHS-4 conducted during 2015-16 and NFHS-3 conducted during 2005-06.
Resource Title: All India level and State-wise Key Indicators of NFHS-3 and NFHS-4