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State/UT-wise percentage of mothers who had at least 4 antenatal care visits during 2015-16 (NFHS-4)

May 10, 2019 Author : OGD PMU Team

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.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/resources/all-india-level-and-state-wise-key-indicators-nfhs-3-and-nfhs-4

Resource Title: All India level and State-wise Key Indicators of NFHS-3 and NFHS-4

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Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Department of Health and Family Welfare
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