Awareness of National Health Mission Beneficiaries on Antenatal Care Services


  • Parboti Prasad Raout Assistant Professor, Department of Home Science Extension Education, Avianshilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Minerava Saikia Baruah Department of Extension and Communication Management, Faculty of Community Science, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam
  • Bhabo Jyoti Bora World Health Organization, SMO, Assam



Antenatal care, Awareness, Maternal health


Antenatal care (ANC) is considered universally important for women health. The present study aims to assess the awareness level of National Health Mission beneficiaries on maternal health services during antenatal period. The study was conducted in four selected districts of Assam, where 400 respondents were interviewed with structure interview schedule. Results shows that majority of the respondents were somewhat aware regarding ANC services and the accessibility of the maternal health services of study area was satisfactory. The findings indicated that awareness level of the respondents is associated with selected variables education, monthly income, age, and organizational membership.


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How to Cite

Parboti Prasad Raout, Minerava Saikia Baruah, & Bhabo Jyoti Bora. (2021). Awareness of National Health Mission Beneficiaries on Antenatal Care Services. Asian Pacific Journal of Health Sciences, 8(1), 60–62.