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Qatar STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2012

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General Info
Geography 
Qatar (QAT)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
03/2012 - 05/2012
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Qatar STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2012 uses a survey methodology developed by the World Health Organization (WHO). It was conducted by the Supreme Council of Health in collaboration with the Qatar Statistics Authority.

The survey includes three steps—questionnaire, physical measurements, and biochemical measurements. The questionnaire covers demographics, health status, and lifestyle risk factors such as tobacco use, diet, and physical activity. Measurements include height, weight, body mass index, waist circumference, and blood pressure. Biochemical measurements were obtained for fasting blood glucose and total cholesterol levels.

Only reports are currently available. No data have been released.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Qatar Statistics Authority, Supreme Council of Health (Qatar), World Health Organization (WHO). Qatar STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2012.