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IJCRR. 2017; 9(16): 01-05

A Study on Awareness of Maternal and Child Health Care Schemes under National Health Mission in Majuli, Assam

Bornali Dutta; Manash Pratim Barman.

Aim: In this paper an attempt has been made to accesses the level of awareness on maternal and child health care schemes among women of reproductive age and to examine the association between different socio-demographic factors and awareness level of the respondents.
Methodology: Data are collected using cluster sampling method. Statistical significance is tested using Chi-square test for independence of attributes and significance level is considered at p- value < 0.05.
Results: Caste of the respondents, order of birth of the children and road communication of the study area has significant association with the awareness level.
Conclusion: Efforts are needed to increase awareness level of the reproductive women in the rural areas like Majuli regarding various free entitlements of NRHM

Key words: NRHM;Majuli;JSSK;cluster sampling;Reproductive women

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