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Pakistan National Nutrition Survey 2011

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General Info
Geography 
Pakistan (PAK)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2011 - 12/2011
Series or system 
Pakistan National Nutrition Survey (NNS)
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Exam
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The National Nutrition Survey conducted in 2011 assessed nutritional levels and health status of mothers and children in Pakistan. Data were collected through a household questionnaire, 24-hour dietary recall, and a physical examination. Hemoglobin levels and anthropometric measurements were also recorded, and urine samples were collected from mothers for iodine deficiency. The survey sampled 30,000 households from 1,500 primary sampling units, with 27,963 households successfully interviewed.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Aga Khan University, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination (Pakistan), Ministry of Planning and Development (Pakistan), Pakistan Medical Research Council, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Pakistan National Nutrition Survey 2011.