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Yemen - Abyan Nutrition and Retrospective Mortality Survey 2018


General Info
Yemen (YEM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2018 - 02/2018
Series or system 
Yemen Nutritional Status and Mortality Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Subnationally representative

The purpose of the 2018 Abyan Nutrition and Retrospective Mortality Survey was to investigate the levels of nutrition and malnutrition present in children ages 0-59 months and women ages 15-49 years. To collect this information, this survey adopted the UNICEF Standardized Monitoring and Assessment for Relief and Transition (SMART) methodology.

The data were collected through in-person household interviews and anthropometric measurements taken from children aged 6-59 months. Anthropometric measurements were collected from 1,077 children, and nutritional assessments were collected from 1,647 women.

Suggested citation 
Abyan Governmental Health Office, Action Against Hunger (ACF), Ministry of Public Health and Population (Yemen). Yemen - Abyan Nutrition and Retrospective Mortality Survey 2018.