Table 1

Indicators used for identification of High Priority Districts

ThemeNine states
(Annual Health Survey data)
Remaining states/UTs
(District Level Household Survey-3 data)
Maternal health
  • Maternal mortality ratio

  • % of safe deliveries

  • % of mothers received at least three antenatal care visits

  • % of safe deliveries

Child health
  • Infant mortality rate

  • % of children 12–23 months fully immunised

  • % of children 12–23 months fully immunised

  • % of children aged less than 6 months who are exclusively breast fed

Family planning
  • Total fertility rate

  • Contraceptive prevalence rate (modern methods)

  • % of births of order 3 and above

  • Contraceptive prevalence rate (modern methods)

  • UT, union territories.