Reproductive behavior in households of rural Gujarat

social, economic, and community factors
  • 140 Pages
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  • English
Concept , New Delhi
Birth control -- India -- Gujarat., Fertility, Human -- India -- Guj


India, Guj

StatementRichard Anker, Martha Anker.
ContributionsAnker, Martha.
LC ClassificationsHQ766.5.I5 A76 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 140 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3146602M
LC Control Number82900701

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Anker, M. Anker. Country of Publication: India Publisher: New Delhi. Almost 80% of rural Indians saw their work coming to a standstill during the COVID lockdown, with only 20% getting work under the Centre’s employment guarantee scheme, according to a. Dr. Diana Atwine, the Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary, has pointed out the need for all families and households to table and discuss matters as concerns adolescent, youth and reproductive health issues regardless of rural or urban set ups.

Atwine made these remarks while addressing attendees during the Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child Adolescent. This study examined the effects of four sets of factors on use of curative health services among rural women living in Gujarat, India.

The sets of factors analyzed were as follows: (1) the demographic characteristics of the women; (2) the characteristics of the household in which they lived; (3) the characteristics of the environment in which they lived; and (4) the price and convenience of care.

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While probably atypical of rural India as a whole, these rates suggest that sexual activity among unmarried adolescents in rural areas may not be as rare as is often believed. Francis et al.'s study of school girls in Delhi observed that most frequent source of information on reproductive facts was books (%) followed by friends (%) in contrast to our study where television was the most common source of information followed by books and teachers.

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"This book is an insightful study of women's empowerment and reproductive health in rural India in the context of economic change - moving beyond simplistic conventional wisdom that education alone will empower women.

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Tsuya et al. (eds.), Prudence and Pressure: Reproduction and Human Agency in Europe and Asia, – (Cambridge. respondents had knowledge of reproductive tract infections and sexually transmitted infections.

Table The health care-seeking behavior and knowledge of reproductive health among rural adolescent girls Variables Frequency Percent Health Care-Seeking Behavior Household remedy 74 Over the counter drugs 16 8. It is believed that the “scissors difference” of socioeconomics between rural and urban households in typical municipalities of China is significant.

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Ciaraldi, Ushma D. Upadhyay. The mental health of rural children is closely related to their household characteristics, with household income level as one of the important influencing factors. In general, improvement in household income level is deemed to play an important role in promoting children’s mental health.

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Results: Out of 51 women in rural areas, 27 (53%) and among 51 women in urban areas, 35 (69%) were identified having RTI/STI. In total, the prevalence of trichomoniasis was found to be 41% by culture, 22% by wet mount, and 16% by Gram staining among urban women, while trichomoniasis among rural women was found to be 27% by culture, 18% by wet mount, and 14% by Gram staining.

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“An Evaluation of the utilization of reproductive and child health services provided by government to the rural community of Anand District, Gujarat” in the Indian Journal of Public Health,OctoberVol. 53, No. 4, pp i BIBLIOGRAPHY Books Ajith, and Subha Ray (), “Social Dimensions of Health”, Rawat Publications, New Delhi Babu B.V and Kasuma Y.S (), “Tribal Health Problems- some social perspectives”, Health Dynamics and Marginalised Communities, Mohammad Akram (edt).

Bandana Bhuyan (), “Child Development in Tribal Areas”, Anmol Publications, New Delhi. A computerized list of all the household 13 The present study of rural Gujarat Similarly Shailendra K.B. Hegde et al reported that treatment seeking behavior of women for reproductive.

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