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Papua New Guinea National Nutrition Survey 2005


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Papua New Guinea National Micronutrient Survey 2005
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2005 - 11/2005
Series or system 
Papua New Guinea National Nutrition Survey (NNS)
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative

The Papua New Guinea National Nutrition Survey 2005 collected information on nutritional status from a sample of 1,403 households, including 937 young children aged 6-59 months, 847 women ages 15-45, and 804 men over the age of 15. In addition to demographic and micronutrient information collected through questionnaires, measurements of child and adult anthropometry, anemia, iron deficiency, vitamin A deficiency, malarial load, and hookworm were also collected.  

Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Department of Health (Papua New Guinea), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), University of Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea National Nutrition Survey 2005.