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Nigeria General Household Survey 2012-2013

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General Info
Geography 
Nigeria (NGA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2012 - 04/2013
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
Summary 

The Nigeria General Household Survey 2012-2013 was also the Living Standards Measurements Survey. The purpose of this survey was to gather information about the activities and demographic characteristics of agricultural households during different times. The data were collected through a variety of in-home in-person interviews. The questionnaires included one on household characteristics, one on community assets, and one on agriculture.

The post-planting interviews took place from September through November 2012. The post-harvest interviews took place from February through April 2013. The sample size for both data collection periods combined was 4,716 households.

Keywords 
Agriculture, Alcohol use, Antenatal care, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Community action, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Crops, DTP vaccines, Dentists, Diaphragms, Dietary protein, Dietary sugar, Disability, Disasters, Domestic migration, Education, Education access, Education expenditures, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Family composition, Fertilizers, Fish, Food expenditures, Fruits and vegetables, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Hearing loss, Height, Homicide, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household expenditures, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infrastructure, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intentional injuries, International migration, Internet, Land ownership, Lighting, Limited mobility, Literacy, Livestock, Living conditions, Loans, MMR vaccines, Marital status, Mass media, Medicines, Mobility aids, Nurses, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Personal health expenditures, Pesticides, Pharmacies, Pharmacists, Physicians, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Pregnancy, Prices, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Processed foods, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, Roads, Sanitation, School enrollment, Schools, Sexual abstinence, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Transportation, Unemployment, Unintentional injuries, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
National Bureau of Statistics (Nigeria). Nigeria General Household Survey 2012-2013. Washington DC, United States: World Bank.