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Has health insurance from program for households below poverty line

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INSBPL indicates whether the respondent is covered by a health insurance plan targeting households below the poverty line.

Comparability — Index



INSBPL has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

INSBPL is part of a series of questions on insurance coverage, which is included in Phase V forward of the standard DHS questionnaire. INSBPL is a country-specific response category.

Comparability — India [top]

The 2015 India survey includes "Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana" as a response category. This is a government-funded health insurance plan that initially targeted households below the poverty line, but it has been expanded to cover other unorganized workers, such as miners, sanitation workers, and rickshaw pullers).


  • India 2015: All women age 15-49.
  • India: 2015-B, 2015-W, 2015-C