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Lebanon Maternal and Child Health Survey 1996

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General Info
Geography 
Lebanon (LBN)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/1996 - 03/1996
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
Summary 

The Lebanon Maternal and Child Health Survey, which was conducted as part of the PAPCHILD project, was a nationally representative survey covering 4,600 households, and 3,000 ever-married women, ages 15-50. Anthropometric measurements were taken for children under 5. Topics included fertility preferences and contraceptive use, breastfeeding and other food given to children, childhood illness, immunization, and demographic characteristics.

A preliminary report may be available through the library system. An article summarizing the results, published in 2001 in Studies in Family Planning, is available online through JSTOR.

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