Factors Affecting Utilization of Services among Beneficiaries of Janani Suraksha Yojana in Haryana

2020 Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development  
The utilization of maternal health care services is an important contributor to the health of the mother and children. Many factors prevent the women from seeking health services. Objectives: To assess the utilization of maternal health services during antenatal and natal period among JSY beneficiaries and to study the effect of various socio-demographic variables on utilization of these services. Materials and Method: The present study was undertaken in the rural field practice area of the
more » ... ice area of the department of community medicine MMIMSR, Mullana on a sample of 200 beneficiaries who had delivered a child in last one year through house to house survey. Eligible beneficiaries under JSY were interviewed on a predesigned, pre-tested semi-structured schedule, by house to house visit. Results: Age group, literacy and BPL card were not found to be significantly associated with more than four antenatal visits. Age group was seen to be significant associated with the place of delivery Association was found to be significant (p0.05)In present study association between place of delivery with Litercay and BPL card holders was not found to be significant (p > 0.05) Conclusion: Many factors affect utilization of Maternal Health services and need to be studied.
doi:10.37506/ijphrd.v11i4.4734 fatcat:6xgoeysbwfcohnei3jgna3lgmu