ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Gender Bias in Utilisation of Health Care Facilities in Rural Haryana

Haryana as a whole is one of the developed states of India whereas, socially and demographically, i e, in terms of sex ratio; sex differences in child mortality, and female literacy rates, etc, the state is one among the lowest category in India. Secondly, in the provision of public health care infrastructure, the state ranks among the better provided states of India. However, there are inter-district variations in the provision of public health care facilities. This paper examines the gender bias and levels in women 's health care by taking such districts in the state which are the representative of low provision of health care infrastructure and high level of economic development on one side, and on the other, districts which are economically backward but the provision of public health care infrastructure is maximum.

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