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Table 1 Jharkhand and Odisha: demographic and health indicators

From: Are village health sanitation and nutrition committees fulfilling their roles for decentralised health planning and action? A mixed methods study from rural eastern India

Indicators Odisha Jharkhand India
% rural populationa 83 76 69
% tribal populationa 23 26 9
Female literacy ratea 64 56 66
Infant Mortality Rateb 53 38 42
Maternal Mortality Ratioc 235 219 178
% institutional deliveriesd 76 40 73
% children aged 12–23 months fully immunizedd 60 60 67
% children under five who are stuntede 45 50 48
% households covered by improved sanitation facilitye 16 15 31
  1. aCensus of India 2011
  2. bSRS Bulletin, Oct 2013
  3. cSRS estimates 2010–12
  4. dAnnual Health Survey, 2012–13 (Odisha and Jharkhand); Coverage Evaluation Survey 2009–10 (India)
  5. eDLHS-3, 2007–08