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Table 1 Population norms for public health facilities in rural areas in India

From: Non-degree allopathic practitioners as first contact points for acute illness episodes: insights from a qualitative study in rural northern India

  Norm in plain areas Norm in hilly/tribal/difficult areas
Sub-Center 5 000 3 000
Primary Health Center 30 000 20 000
Community Health Center 120 000 80 000
  1. (Source: adopted from MoHFW, Rural health statistics in India, 2012, p.3).