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Bermuda STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2013-2014


General Info
Original or alternative title 
STEPS to a Well Bermuda 2014
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2013 - 12/2014
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview

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. 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.

For the survey, data was collected from 1,195 respondents in STEP 1 (face-to-face interview), 1,147 respondents in STEP 2 (physical measurements) and 467 respondents in STEP 3 (biochemical measurements).

Suggested citation 
Bermuda Diabetes Association, Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB), Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment (Bermuda), World Health Organization (WHO). Bermuda STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2013-2014.