Here's how institutional births in India have doubled in last 10 years

Institutional deliveries, particularly in private sector facilities, increase with mother's education and the household wealth index, data show

Institutional Births
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The percentage of institutional births in India has doubled from 38.7% to 78.9% in the decade to 2015-16, according to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4). As many as 40% women who did not deliver in a health facility in the age group of 15-49 years did not consider it “necessary”, the data show.     var divElement = document.getElementById('viz1515762983272'); var vizElement = divElement.getElementsByTagName('object')[0]; ...