low institutional delivery

Factors associated with low institutional delivery in Kangpokpi block, Senapati district, Manipur, India.

Introduction: The medical attention received by the mothers at the time of delivery is an important factor in reducing maternal and infant mortality. In Kangpokpi block of Senapati district, Manipur, institutional delivery was as low as 24.3% (DLHS3) as compared to 65.1% in Imphal, East district and also compared to India which was 47% (NFHS3). Since there is a need to increase the number of Institutional deliveries at Kangpokpi block, this study has been taken up with the objective of determining the factors associated with low institutional delivery.

Author (s): 

J. Touthang , S.Thilakavathi, MV Murhekar, BN.Murthy Master of Public Health Programme, National Institute of Epidemiology (ICMR), R127, Ayapakkam, Ambattur, Chennai-600 102, Tamil Nadu, India

Presenter (s): 
Dr. J Touthang
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