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Brazil National Survey on Health and Nutrition 1989


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Pesquisa Nacional Sobre Saúde e Nutrição
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/1989 - 09/1989
Data type
  • Household
  • Nationally representative

This one-time survey, abbreviated as PNSN, provides demographic, health, and nutritional information on Brazil's population. The nationally representative sample of 17,920 households was surveyed on topics of housing conditions, employment and economic activities, fertility and pregnancy, breastfeeding, nutritional programs, self-reported health issues, and health care use. Anthropomorpohic measurements were taken of 62,000 participants.