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Algeria National Health Survey 2005

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête Nationale Santé 2005
Geography 
Algeria (DZA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
06/2005 - 07/2005
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The sample of the 2005 National Health Survey in Algeria was designed to collect data from 4,818 households in 16 of Algeria's 48 provinces. The distribution of the sample corresponded to the national distribution of the population.

Each head of the household was asked questions about socioeconomic factors and diseases affecting members of the household. The responses were then coded in ICD-10 by physicians who supervised each household visit.

Additional modules on typical food consumption, physical activity, and well-being (the SF-36 questionnaire) were answered by household members age 35-70. Measurements of individuals height, weight, and blood pressure were taken, as well as blood samples to measure glucose, cholesterol, and triglycerides.

Citation
Suggested citation 
National Institute of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Population, and Hospital Reform (Algeria). Algeria National Health Survey 2005.