6.1 Purpose and Procedure

In this Chapter we begin reporting on data from the Project RISE questionnaire.

Review and analysis of the quantitative data is done with many goals in mind. Here we start things off with summary overviews and attention to ASHA’s work and the perception of her work. As a general outline we:

  • Presenting characteristics of each sample, ASHAs and Recent Mothers, highlighting differences and similarities between them and presenting a general overview of each

  • An overview of perception and attitudes of the ASHA role. This includes the beneficiary perspective on the ASHA and the ASHA’s perspective on her own role.

  • An overview of ASHA incentives and workload