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Childlessness in Andhra Pradesh, India: Treatment-seeking and consequences
Abstract Andhra Pradesh has a high incidence of childlessness, compared to the rest of India. This paper is based on a study that explored the psychosocial consequences of childlessness in RangaExpand
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Population-based study to estimate prevalence and determine risk factors of gallbladder diseases in the rural Gangetic basin of North India.
BACKGROUND A high prevalence of gallbladder diseases (GBD) in Northern India warranted a population survey into environmental risk factors. METHODS In 60 villages of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar from 13Expand
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Trends of Infertility and Childlessness in India: Findings from NFHS Data
Etiology of infertility varies from region to region and from one population to another and even from one locality to another within the same population. Childlessness has serious demographic, socialExpand
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Menstrual hygiene practices and its association with reproductive tract infections and abnormal vaginal discharge among women in India.
OBJECTIVE The objective was to explore the determinants of menstrual hygienic practices and its effect on Reproductive Tract Infections (RTI) among ever married women in India. METHODS DistrictExpand
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Health Care and Health Among Tribal Women in Jharkhand: A Situational Analysis
Abstract The paper investigates the health care and health condition among the tribal women in comparison to the non-tribal women in the newly formed state of Jharkhand by drawing upon data from theExpand
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Dynamics of contraceptive use in India: apprehension versus future intention among non-users and traditional method users.
  • R. Rai, S. Unisa
  • Medicine
  • Sexual & reproductive healthcare : official…
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OBJECTIVE This study examines the reasons for not using any method of contraception as well as reasons for not using modern methods of contraception, and factors associated with the future intentionExpand
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Utilization of maternal health care services and reproductive health complications in Assam, India
AimMaternal health services potentially play a significant role in improving reproductive health. Access to skilled assistance and well-equipped health institutions during delivery can reduceExpand
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INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE AND UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AMONG ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT MARRIED WOMEN IN SOUTH ASIA
Summary This study examined the relationship between Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and unintended pregnancy among young women in South Asia using Demographic and Health Survey data from IndiaExpand
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STATE-LEVEL DIETARY DIVERSITY AS A CONTEXTUAL DETERMINANT OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF CHILDREN IN INDIA: A MULTILEVEL APPROACH.
This study aimed to identify the determinants of nutritional status of children in India with a special focus on dietary diversity at the state level. Household-level consumption data from threeExpand
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Reproductive Tract Infections and Treatment Seeking Behavior among Married Adolescent Women 15-19 Years in India
Background: India is home to the highest number of adolescents in the world. Adolescents in India suffer from lack of knowledge and empowerment to make informed sexual and reproductive healthExpand
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