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Sri Lanka STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2006

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General Info
Geography 
Sri Lanka (LKA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2006 - 12/2006
Data type
Survey:
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Sri Lanka STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2006 uses a survey methodology developed by the World Health Organization (WHO). It was conducted by the Directorate of Non Communicable Disease of the Ministry of Health.

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. 

Only reports are currently available online. No microdata have been released publicly.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health (Sri Lanka), World Health Organization (WHO). Sri Lanka STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2006.