Delivery Practices among Rajbanshi
This is a cross-sectional study with the objective of uncovering home and hospital delivery practices among Rajbansi of Nepal. Quantitative tools semi-structured questionnaires, check lists were used covering 375 samples of its resident districts Morang, Jhapa and Sunsari districts. Among Rajbanshi population 69.33% has done hospital delivery and 30.67% has home delivery. Home delivery is practiced by economic condition very poor (18.87%), poor (8.8%) and rich (4%). Hospital delivery is practiced by economic condition very poor (20.53%), poor (20.27%) and rich (28.53%). Similarly, home delivery is higher by occupation labour (24.27%), by education illiterate (10.67%), by geography rural (34.28%). Hospital delivery is increasing and home delivery is decreasing in trend. Status of hospital delivery of Rajbanshi is better than the levels of Morang district and country Nepal, but which is significantly lower among very poor, illiterate, labour and rural Rajbanshi population.
Researcher 1(2) 2013: 63-71
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