1. Data from National Family Health Survey (2015-16). Conducted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the survey interviewed approximately 7 Lakh women and 10 Lakh men of age groups 15-54.
2. Sanitation(%) covers households with following one or more sanitation facilities : Flush to piped sewer system, flush to septic tank, flush to pit latrine, ventilated improved pit (VIP)/biogas latrine, pit latrine with slab, twin pit/composting toilet, which is not shared with any other household.
3. "Richer" households are those with TV, computer, phone and motorised 2-wheeler/ 4-wheeler. Data from Census 2011.
4. Pregnant women and women with a birth in the preceding 2 months were not covered in this aspect of the survey.
5. For some districts the percentage data was based on survey of 25-49 unweighted cases.
6. * Uttar Pradesh, Telengana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Gujarat, West Bengal.
7. Criteria for stunting (height for age), wasted (weight for height), and underweight (weight for age) - below 2 standard deviations, based on WHO standard; criteria for severely wasted (weight-for-height) - below 3 standard deviations, based on WHO standard.
8. Babies with adequate food - covers breastfed children receiving 4 or more food groups and a minimum meal frequency, non-breastfed children fed with a minimum of 3 Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices (fed with other milk or milk products at least twice a day, a minimum meal frequency that is receiving solid or semi-solid food at least twice a day for breastfed infants 6-8 months and at least three times a day for breastfed children 9-23 months, and solid or semi-solid foods from at least four food groups not including the milk or milk products food group).