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Virgin Islands, British STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2009

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General Info
Geography 
Virgin Islands, British
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
02/2009 - 06/2009
Data type
Survey:
  • 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 
Caribbean Epidemiology Centre (CAREC), Ministry of Health and Social Development (Virgin Islands, British), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), World Health Organization (WHO). Virgin Islands, British STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2009.