Evaluation of integrated child development services program in rajasthan, India

Rajaat Vohra, MadanSingh Rathore, BhoopendraNath Sharma, RamChandra Chaudhary, ShivLal Bhardwaj, Anusha Vohra
2015 International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research  
The government of India provides many ICDS programs for women by conducting various awareness programs in order to get a visualized view about their services. These ICDS services aim to improve the health conditions of pregnant women who are economically backward in the rural areas. These services also include several health monitoring factors like Vitamin A prophylaxis, Iron deficiency. It aims to holistic improvement of women and to provide a good nutritious food for the women. Awareness
more » ... men. Awareness programs and counselling sessions on health care are to be given to the people in rural areas. In this paper, a predictive model using Ensemble Boosted SVM-Pegasos classifier is developed to predict utilization of services and estimate awareness about health in women. For this study, field survey data are collected from 1500 women from the Anganwadi center, Kotthamalayapalem village in Guntur district, in India. Based on this collected data, health condition of rural woman is predicted using relevant terms, such as Name, Age, Financial Status, Weight Proportion, BP Check-up, Vitamin Deficiency, Service Utilization, Diet and Consumption of Iron tablets, Counseling and Awareness for better service. To evaluate this study, an Ensemble Boosted SVM-Pegasos classifier is developed and the model outperformed with 98.62 % of accuracy when compared with other classification models.
doi:10.4103/2349-4220.172888 fatcat:to3zz4wrnjgyjoscot33juymkm