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Palestine Nutrition Survey 2002

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General Info
Geography 
Palestine (PSE)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
03/2002 - 06/2002
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Palestine Nutrition Survey 2002 collected information about the nutritional status of children ages 6-59 months in 5,228 households (2,994 in the West Bank and 2,234 in the Gaza Strip). The sample for the 2002 Nutrition Survey was drawn from the sample of the Health Survey conducted in 2000. In addition to health information such as health care access and use, chronic conditions, micronutrient supplementation, and breastfeeding and early feeding practices, interviewers collected contextual information on household assets, income, and housing characteristics. Hemoglobin tests were conducted for consenting mothers and children, and anthropometric measurements were collected for all children. 

The Nutrition Survey 2002 may be purchased from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS); a report is also available to download from the PCBS

Citation
Suggested citation 
Birzeit University, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics. Palestine Nutrition Survey 2002. Ramallah, Palestine: Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.