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Niger Nutrition and Child Survival Survey 2016

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Evaluation Nationale de la Situation Nutritionnelle par la Methodologie SMART au Niger
Geography 
Niger (NER)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/2016 - 09/2016
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The National Nutrition and Child Survival Survey conducted in 2016 examined the nutrition status and situations in Niger. The Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions (SMART) methodology was used to collect data. All departments of Niger were canvassed except for Bosso, which was covered by its own survey. 

Data collected included vitamin A supplementation, deworming practices, immunization status and coverage, mortality, anthropometric measurements, and infant and child feeding practices. The sample included 7,855 children 0-59 months and 7,080 children 6-59 months from 11,591 households.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Planning, Spatial Planning and Community Development (Niger), Ministry of Public Health (Niger), National Institute of Statistics (Niger). Niger Nutrition and Child Survival Survey 2016.