Global Health Data Exchange - Discover the World's Health Data

Bahrain STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2007


General Info
Original or alternative title 
National Non-communicable Diseases Risk Factors Survey 2007
Bahrain (BHR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2007 - 12/2007
Data type
  • Household

The STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey uses a survey methodology developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to help countries establish noncommunicable disease surveillance systems. Some surveys are conducted at the country level and others at the subnational level. The methodology prescribes three steps—questionnaire, physical measurements, and biochemical measurements. Core topics covered by most surveys are demographics, health status, and health behaviors. These provide data on socioeconomic risk factors and metabolic, nutritional, and lifestyle risk factors. Details may differ from country to country and from year to year. 

This Bahraini national survey included smoking, diet, physical activity, physical measurements, blood pressure, and medical history.

Only reports are currently available. No data have been released.

Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health (Bahrain), World Health Organization (WHO). Bahrain STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2007.