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Table 1 Key maternal health indicators for selected states of Bihar and Jharkhand

From: What does quality of care mean for maternal health providers from two vulnerable states of India? Case study of Bihar and Jharkhand

Health indicator Bihar Jharkhand
Total population (million) [3] 104 32.9
Decadal growth (%) [3] 25 22.34
Crude birth rate [5] 26.1 23
Natural growth rate [5] 19.3 18.1
Sex ratio [3] 918 947
Child sex ratio [3] 935 943
Infant mortality rate [5] 48 36
Maternal mortality ratio [5] 274 245
Total fertility rate [5] 3.5 2.7
Percentage of women with institutional delivery [5] 55.4 46.2
Percentage of women who had delivery at home [5] 42.1 53.4
Home delivery assisted by skilled persons [5] 30 27.4
Percentage of safe delivery [5] 64.5 56.2
Mothers who had three or more ANC [5] 36.7 60.2