Bangladesh District Level Socio-demographic and Health Care Utilization Indicators


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Year: 2019


National Institute of Population Research and Training (NIPORT), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), and MEASURE Evaluation. (2019). Bangladesh District Level Socio-demographic and Health Care Utilization Indicators. Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Chapel Hill, NC, USA: NIPORT, icddr,b, and MEASURE Evaluation.
Bangladesh District Level Socio-demographic and Health Care Utilization Indicators Abstract:

The purpose of this report is to present health care utilization and socio-demographic indicators at the district level. The data from this report comes from the 2016 Bangladesh Maternal Mortality and Health Care Survey (BMMS). The objectives of the 2016 BMMS were to a) estimate the national level  Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR); b) identify the specific causes of maternal and nonmaternal deaths among adult women; c) assess the pattern of antenatal, delivery, and postnatal care practices; d) assess maternal complications experience and careseeking; e) estimate childhood mortality rates; f) measure the level of selected maternal morbidities (obstetric fistula and pelvic organ prolapse); and g) provide district-level socioeconomic, demographic, family planning, and health care utilization indicators.