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Table 1 Classification of states and union territories under different zones

From: The levels and trends of contraceptive use before first birth in India (2015–16): a cross-sectional analysis

Zonal ClassificationStates Union territories included
NorthUttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana, Uttaranchal, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir
SouthAndhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana
EastOrissa, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Tripura, Meghalaya, Assam, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram
WestGujarat, Maharashtra, Goa