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India National Sample Survey on Leprosy Burden 2010-2011


General Info
Original or alternative title 
National Sample Survey to assess the disease burden in Leprosy
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/2010 - 09/2011
Data type
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The purpose of the survey was to collect data on the number of people infected with Leprosy to assist with developing a national policy.
Sample size was determined using inverse sampling. In the rural areas, 93 out of 612 districts were included, and in the urban areas, 161 cities were included.

Suggested citation 
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). India National Sample Survey on Leprosy Burden 2010-2011.