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Macedonia National Nutrition Survey 2011


General Info
Macedonia (MKD) (North Macedonia)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2011 - 12/2011
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Macedonia National Nutrition Survey of 2011 covered the nutritional status of children ages 6-59 months and non-pregnant women ages 15-49 years. The dietary habits of the women and the anthropometric measurements of the children were primary focuses. The sample included the whole country, beginning with 8,404 households selected. After data-cleaning, 3,213 households remained with 3,887 women and 1,350 children. Nearly 2/3 of the households were Macedonian, just under 1/3 were Albanian, and the remaining population consisted of minority groups of Turkish, Roma, and Serbian households. The survey covered a variety of topics such as reproductive history, birth weight, breastfeeding, disease history, dietary diversity, nutritional status, smoking habits, and income. Questionnaires contained modules for households, women, and children.

Suggested citation 
Institute of Public Health (Macedonia), UNICEF Macedonia. Macedonia National Nutrition Survey 2011.