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Table 2 Characteristic of VHSNC members, by state

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

  Odisha (N= 857) Jharkhand (N=1286) All (N=2143)
Sex Male (%) 24.7 35.2 31.0
Female (%) 75.3 64.8 69.0
Social category Scheduled Tribe (%) 55.1 74.4 47.6
Scheduled Caste (%) 7.4 6.7 26.0
Other Backward Class (%) 36.9 18.9 26.1
Other (%) 0.7 0.0 0.3