Reproductive Health and Health Care Practices of the Oraon Tribal Women of Nadia, West Bengal

The present study was undertaken to envisage the reproductive health and health-care practices and also find its association with the socio-demographic characteristics among the Oraon tribal women of Nadia district of West Bengal, India. A total of 100 Oraon women were included in this study who were presently in wedlock and aged between 15 to 49 years. Thus, it is evident from the present study that the reproductive health and health care facilities of the Oraon women needs augmentation by enhancing their socio-economic status through improved education and employment opportunities. The present study reinforces to understand the pragmatic depiction of the nutritional status of the Oraon tribal women, since it has an direct impact on their reproductive health.