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India Survey of Diet and Nutritional Status 1981

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General Info
Geography 
India (IND)
Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/1981 - 12/1981
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

In 1981, the National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau collected data on food consumption, physical measurements, observations of nutritional disorders, and information on employment and income from 2,940 households in rural and urban areas. The data were collected through in person interviews and anthropometric measurements.

Measurements of height, weight, arm circumference, and skinfold at the tricep were taken. Visual observations of conditions such as goiter, dental carries, Vitamin A deficiency, and Vitamin B deficiency were also noted and tabulated for infants through adults.

Citation
Suggested citation 
National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau (India). India Survey of Diet and Nutritional Status 1981.