Factors that Determine the Use of Skilled Care During Delivery in India: Implications for Achievement of MDG-5 Targets

@article{Hazarika2010FactorsTD,
  title={Factors that Determine the Use of Skilled Care During Delivery in India: Implications for Achievement of MDG-5 Targets},
  author={Indrajit Hazarika},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={15},
  pages={1381-1388}
}
The objective of this study is to identify individual level factors that determine the use of skilled birth attendants in India. Data from the cross-sectional, population-based NFHS 3 Survey 2005–06 was used. A sample of 31,797 women, aged 15–49 years, who gave births in the 3 months preceding the survey and for whom information was available on most variables, were included in the analysis. Both bivariate and multivariate techniques were used to determine factors associated with the use of… CONTINUE READING

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