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Iran STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2005

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
First Survey of Iranian NCD Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2005
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2005 - 02/2005
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

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 Iranian national survey included smoking, diet, physical activity, medical history, physical measurements, and biochemical measurements.

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

Citation
Suggested citation 

World Health Organization (WHO), Ministry of Health and Medical Education (Iran), Center for Non-Communicable Diseases Control (Iran). Iran STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2005.