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Table 3 Village health services monitored by VHSNCs

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

Services monitored Odisha Jharkhand P*
(N= 91) (N=78)
Anganwadi Centre, n (%) 75 (82.4) 13 (16.7) .000
Sub-Centre, n (%) 10 (11.0) 2 (2.6) .061
Village Health and Nutrition Day, n (%) 81 (89.0) 22 (28.2) .000
ASHA accompanying women for ID, n (%) 52 (57.1) 66 (84.6) .000
Referral of SAM children by AWW, n (%) 58 (63.7) 29 (37.2) .000
Presence of ANM at VHND, n (%) 62 (68.1) 43 (55.1) .057
Presence of drugs with ASHA/ANM/AWW, n (%) 4 (4.4) - .000
Mid-day meals in school, n (%) 68 (74.7) - .000
Children reported by VHSNCs for treatment/rehabilitation, (n)    
 1 child 11 4  
 2–3 children 24 3  
 More than 3 children 20 1  
VHSNCs with hamlet-wise malnutrition records, n (%) 18 (20) 3 (4) .001
VHSNCs with information on malnourished children, n (%) 55 (60) 8 (10) .000
  1. *P value obtained through Chi-square test