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Saint Lucia STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2012

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
03/2012 - 08/2012
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview
Summary 

The STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey uses a survey methodology developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to help countries establish noncommunicable disease surveillance systems. Some surveys are conducted at the country level and others at the subnational level. The methodology prescribes three steps—questionnaire, physical measurements, and biochemical measurements. Core topics covered by most surveys are demographics, health status, and health behaviors. These provide data on socioeconomic risk factors and metabolic, nutritional, and lifestyle risk factors. Details may differ from country to country and from year to year.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health (Saint Lucia), World Health Organization (WHO). Saint Lucia STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2012.