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Table 4 Planning and fund utilisation 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

  Odisha N=91 Jharkhand N=78 P*
VHSNCs that prepared village plan, n (%) 76 (83) 6 (8) .000
VHSNCs that made a list of vulnerable population groups, n (%) 9 (10) 3 (4) .109
VHSNCs that have a bank account, n (%) 91 (100) 64 (83) .000
VHSNCs with bank account that reported expenditure of untied fund in last 12 months, n (%) 88 (97) 39 (57) .000
Amount of untied fund spent (INR) Mean (SD)** 5267.4 (1923.3) 8297.8 (2251.5) .000#
% of total untied fund (INR 10,000/-) spent annually** 53 83  
  1. *P value obtained through Chi-square test
  2. # P value obtained through t-test
  3. **For VHSNCs that reported expenditure