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Health, Fertility and Awareness Indicators for Women

States

Total fertility rate

 

% Women with BMI below 18.5

 

% Women with anaemia

 

% Women involved in decision making about their own health

 

         

INDIA

2.85 35.8 51.8 51.6
         

North

       

Delhi

2.4 12 40.5 68.7

Haryana

2.88 25.9 47 67.2

Himachal Pradesh

2.14 29.7 40.5 80.8

Jammu and Kashmir

2.71 26.4 58.7 55.5

Punjab

2.21 16.9 41.4 78.5

Rajasthan

3.78 36.1 48.5 40.6
         

Central

       

Madhya Pradesh

3.31 38.2 54.3 36.6

Uttar Pradesh

3.99 35.8 48.7 44.8
         

East

       

Bihar

3.49 39.3 63.4 47.6

Orissa

2.46 48 63 38.6

West Bengal

2.29 43.7 62.7 45.1
         

Northeast

       

Arunachal Pradesh

2.52 10.7 62.5 70.0

Assam

2.31 27.1 69.7 65.1

Manipur

3.04 18.8 28.9 43.3

Meghalaya

4.57 25.8 63.3 78.9

Mizoram

2.89 22.6 48 73.2

Nagaland

3.77 18.4 38.4 69.4

Sikkim

2.75 11.2 61.1 60.2
         

West

       

Goa

1.77 27.1 36.4 61.6

Gujarat

2.72 37 46.3 71.4

Maharashtra

2.52 39.7 48.5 49.9
         

South

       

Andhra Pradesh

2.25 37.4 49.8 56.1

Karnataka

2.13 38.8 42.4 49.3

Kerala

1.96 18.7 22.7 72.6

Tamil Nadu

2.19 29 56.5 61.1
         
Notes: 1.Total fertility rate is defined as the average number of living children that a woman is expected to have in her reproductive life.

2. Body Mass index or BMI is calculated as the body weight in kgs divided by the square of height in meters.

Source: National Family Health Survey, Round 2, 1998-99