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Iran STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2011

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Sixth National Surveillance of Risk Factors and Noncommunicable Diseases (SuRFNCD)
Provider 
Ministry of Health and Medical Education (Iran)
Geography 
Iran (IRN)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
05/2011 - 06/2011
Data type
Survey:
  • Individual
  • 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.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health and Medical Education (Iran). Iran STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2011.