An Empirical study on availability of Health Care Services in Zarol village as per the Indian Public Health Standards

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Anupam Mitra
Shivangi Shukla

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An Empirical study on the topic of an availability of Health care services in Zarol village as per the Indian Public Health Standards has been undertaken with the main objective to find out the prevailing gap between expected health standards and actual Indian Public health standards. The study was descriptive in nature. A sample of 80 respondents were undertaken for survey. Data were collected through structured closed ended questionnaire by using Non-probability convenience sampling method through personally interviewing the respondents. The analysis was done by using various tests in SPSS. The Service Quality Dimensions were used to measure the Service Quality Assurance of Public Health care services.  

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