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Vietnam General Nutrition Survey 2009-2010


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Viet Nam (VNM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2009 - 12/2010
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The Vietnam General Nutrition Survey conducted in 2009-2010 assessed the nutritional status, household food consumption, and related socioeconomic factors in children under-5. The survey also examined vitamin A supplementation and coverage, feeding practices, household food sanitation and safety knowledge, as well as health care use. Data were collected from 7,680 households through interviews with mothers and 24-hour dietary recall. Anthropometric measurements for mothers and children were also recorded. 

Suggested citation 
General Statistics Office (Vietnam), Ministry of Health (Vietnam), National Institute of Nutrition (Vietnam), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Vietnam General Nutrition Survey 2009-2010.