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Susmita Bharati

  • Research Article
    Women Autonomy, Nutritional and Immunization Status of their Children
    Author(s): Susmita Bharati, Manoranjan Pal and Premananda BharatiSusmita Bharati, Manoranjan Pal and Premananda Bharati

    This paper examines the impact of women’s autonomy on their children’s nutritional and immunization status. The main objectives of the paper are to see the women’s decision making power in different socio-economic conditions and how far different levels of decision making power influence their children’s nutritional health and immunization status. We have used third round of National Family Health Survey data and the sample size are based on 39,879 women, aged (15-49) years having their last children aged (0-59) months. Women’s autonomy has been assessed through the four aspects of decision making, namely on own health care, large household purchase, mobility to relatives’ house or other family members’ house and ability to spend husband’s money. Children’s nutritional health status has been assessed through ‘z’ score v.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2332-0915.1000118

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