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Does owning a bank account improve reproductive and maternal health services utilization and behavior in India? Evidence from the National Family Health Survey 2015-16
Authors: Singh A, Kumar K, McDougal L, Silverman JG, Atmavilas Y, Gupta R, and Raj A
Source: SSM – Population Health, 7: 100396; DOI: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2019.100396
Topic(s): Health care utilization
Institutional births
Maternal health
Reproductive health
Country: Asia
  India
Published: APR 2019
Abstract: Ownership of a bank account is associated with improved reproductive and maternal health services utilization and behaviour.•Observed associations are strongest in states where the utilization of studied services is far below the national average.•No association is found between women's ownership of a bank account and institutional delivery.
Web: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6468192/