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South Africa National Food Consumption Survey - Fortification Baseline 2005

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
NFCS-FB-I
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/2005 - 05/2005
Series or system 
South Africa National Food Consumption Survey
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
Summary 

The South Africa National Food Consumption Survey - Fortification Baseline conducted in 2005 assessed the anthropometric and micronutrient status of children ages 1-9 years and women of reproductive ages 16-35 years. The survey aimed to inform the development of nutrition education and promotion. Data were collected through four questionnaires: a screening tool, a sociodemographic questionnaire, a knowledge, attitude, and behavior questionnaire, a food procurement and household food inventory questionnaire, and a hungar scale questionnaire. Anthropometric measurements were also recorded for all partcipants. 

Citation
Suggested citation 
Department of Health (South Africa), North-West University, South African Medical Research Council, Stellenbosch University, University of Cape Town, University of Kwazulu-Natal, University of Limpopo, University of Pretoria, University of the Free State, University of the Western Cape. South Africa National Food Consumption Survey - Fortification Baseline 2005.