Big jump in hospital births, C-sec deliveries also rise
The Times of India Mumbai|November 25, 2021
While most of the C-section deliveries are in urban areas, there is a huge disparity in private and public hospitals. While private hospitals accounted for 47.4% of births through C-section, only 14.3% of births were through C-section in public hospitals
Sushmi Dey

New Delhi: Institutional births have increased substantially from 79% to 89% at the all-India level, the fifth round of the National Family Health Survey shows.

Many states performed remarkably better with percentage of institutional births more than 90%. But even the low-performing states did better compared to the last round.

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