0.05). The coverage of women receiving tetanus toxoid and iron and folic acid was 92%. Out of which the coverage from govern-ment hospital was 56%, private hospital was 36% (p" />
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Natl J Community Med. 2014; 5(1): 105-108


Health Care Seeking Behaviour and Awareness of Maternal and Child Health Practices in a Rural Village of Madhya Pradesh

Sonia Tiwari, Richa Nigam, Raj S Waware, Ram K Chandorkar.

Abstract
"Background: The main goal of Na-tional Rural Health Mission is to reduce Infant mortality rate and Maternal mortality rate by pro-moting new born care, immuniza-tion, antenatal care, institutional delivery and postpartum care. The study was conducted to assess health seeking behavior; common ailments; practices of maternal and child health care; and awareness about existing schemes for benefit of mother and child.
Materials and Methods: Study done by interviewing married male and female attending OPD at Raghogarh in Guna District (Madhya Pradesh) with the help of semi-structured questionnaire.
Results: The proportion of preg-nant women who received at least 3 antenatal checkups was 51% (p>0.05). The coverage of women receiving tetanus toxoid and iron and folic acid was 92%. Out of which the coverage from govern-ment hospital was 56%, private hospital was 36% (p

Key words: Health seeking behaviour, Mater-nal and child health practices



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