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Burkina Faso National Nutrition Survey 2011


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquete Nutritionelle Nationale 2011
Time period covered 
08/2011 - 09/2011
Series or system 
Burkina Faso National Nutrition Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The National Nutrition Survey conducted in 2011 was undertaken with the primary objective to assess the nutritional status of children ages 0 to 59 months in Burkina Faso. To collect this information, this survey adopted the Standardized Monitoring and Assessment for Relief and Transition (SMART) methodology as well as recorded anthropometric measurements of children. 

The data were collected through in-person household interviews and anthropometric measurements taken from children. The sample size for this survey was 21,123 children from 20,615 households.