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Table 1 Socio demographic indicators of study districts

From: Contracting in specialists for emergency obstetric care- does it work in rural India?

Districts Population Institutional deliveries *HDI Rank
  Total Urban(%) *SC(%) *ST (%) *BPL(%) Rural (%) Total (%)  
Satara 28,08,994 14.2 9.5 34.7 43 85.6 87.4 10
Amravati 26,07,160 34.5 17.5 14.4 66 50.5 63.6 15
Nandurbar 13,11,709 15.4 3.2 65.5 54.5 16.5 25.3 32
Maharashtra 9,68,78,627 42.4 10.2 8.8 30.7 54 63.6  
  1. Source: Census 2001, DLHS – 3, Human Development Report Maharashtra 2002.
  2. *SC-Schedule Caste ST- Schedule Tribe BPL- Below Poverty Line HDI- Human Development Index.