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Table 2 Coverage of five essential interventions across the three study districts

From: Partnering with women collectives for delivering essential women’s nutrition interventions in tribal areas of eastern India: a scoping study

Essential interventions and indicators (sources) Bastar Koraput West Singhbhum
1. Improved food and nutrition intake    
% villages having PDS shops (HUNGaMA survey, 2011) NA 45 81
% rural households using PDS service (HUNGaMA survey, 2011) NA 42 61
2. Prevent micronutrient deficiency and anaemia    
% mothers consumed IFA tablets atleast 100 days (AHS 2012–13) 26.7 22.1 18.3
Malaria API (NVBDP 2012) >10 >10 >10
% Plasmodium falciparum cases (DPMU, NHM (Bastar), Malaria Journal 2012a (Koraput), DHFW 2014 (West Singhbhum) 95.2 89.1 80.3
3. Improving access to basic health and special care for at-risk
%pregnant women registered in the first trimester (DLHS 3) 28 50 35
% mothers received at least one TT injection (AHS 2012–13) 88.7 96.8 86.7
% mothers receiving at least 3 ANC check-ups (AHS 2012–13) 69.4 74.9 61.4
% institutional delivery (AHS 2012–13) 67.1 53.4 38.5
% mothers receiving postnatal check-up(within 48 h) (AHS 2012–13) 77.2 67.5 53.9
4. Improving hygiene and sanitation and access to safe drinking water    
% households having access to hand pump or other safe drinking water systems (Census 2011) 77.7 73.9 58.6
% households having toilets (Census 2011) 20.3 17.4 11.8
% women reporting hand washing before preparing a meal (HUNGaMA survey, 2011) NA 10 1
5. Preventing pregnancies too early, too many and too soon    
% women aged 20 to 24 who were married at 18 years or less (AHS 2012–13) 44.8 46.7 33.8
% women aged 20–24 reporting birth of order ≥3 (AHS 2012–13) 18.3 35.4 41.2
% use of modern contraceptive methods (AHS 2012–13) 48.2 33.6 32.2
  1. NA (No PVTG in that district)