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Argentina National Survey of Nutrition and Health 2004-2005


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Nutrición y Salud (ENNyS)
Argentina (ARG)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2004 - 12/2005
Series or system 
Argentina National Survey of Nutrition and Health
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

This was the first survey on nutrition and health conducted in Argentina. Five questionnaires were used to gather data on the household, children age 6 to 23 months, children age 2 to 5 years, women age 10 to 49, and pregnant women. In addition to interviews, women were asked to complete a 24-hour recall of food and supplement consumption for themselves and their children.

Physical data were also gathered:

Women - Anthropomorphic measurements, blood pressure, and blood tests for anemia, folate, cholestrol, ferritin, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D levels (non-pregnant women only).

Children - Anthropomorphic measurements and blood tests for anemia and Vitamin A levels.

24HR dietary recall, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Alcohol use, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth asphyxia, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Clinical breast exams, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Diet, Dietary supplements, Education, Electricity, Employment, Family composition, Family size, Fertility, Fever, Folic acid deficiency, Fruits, Gestational age, Health care use, Health insurance, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B vaccines, Household air pollution, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Income, Infant mortality, Influenza vaccines, Injectable contraceptives, Iron deficiency, Iron supplements, Legumes, Live births, MMR vaccines, Malnutrition, Maternal anthropometry, Measles vaccines, Menopause, Menstruation, Micronutrients, Milk, Neonatal conditions, Nutritional deficiencies, Nuts, Obesity, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Pap smears, Physical activity, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Prevalence, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Processed meats, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Respiratory infections, Sanitation, School enrollment, Screening mammography, Self-treatment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Sugar-sweetened beverages, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Unintentional injuries, Unprocessed red meat, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vision loss, Vitamin A deficiency, Water supply, Weight, Whole grains