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Bolivia National Nutrition Survey 1981

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General Info
Geography 
Bolivia (BOL)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
06/1981 - 07/1981
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Bolivia Nutrition Survey 1981 collected data about the nutritional status of children ages 6-59 months. Among its objectives the survey intended to determine the prevalence of malnutrition, and vitamin A deficiency among the target population, identify priority areas for further study, and collect information that would allow the development of nutrition and food policies and programs at the national and regional levels. A total of 5,580 children, selected from a proportionate sample, participated in the survey. Anthropometric measurements were taken from the participants . 

Citation
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute of Food and Nutrition (Bolivia), United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Bolivia National Nutrition Survey 1981.