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Colombia National Survey of the Nutritional Situation 2015-2016


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de la Situacion Nutricional en Colombia 2015 (ENSIN)
Colombia (COL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2015 - 12/2016
Series or system 
Colombia National Survey of the Nutritional Situation (ENSIN)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Colombia National Survey of the Nutritional Situation (ENSIN) 2015-2016 collected data on nutrition and related social determinates from 151,343 individuals from 44,202 households in 295 municipalities across the country.

24HR dietary recall, Adolescents, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Anemia, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antihelminthics, Assets, Birth place, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Calcium, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Child mortality, Children, Chronic respiratory diseases, Complete birth history, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Coping behavior, Crops, Diarrhea, Diet, Dietary sodium, Dietary supplements, Disability, Disasters, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Edema, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family size, Fertility, Fever, Fish, Fishing, Folic acid, Fruits, General surgery, Gestational age, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, Income, Infant mortality, Infants, Injuries, International migration, Internet, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Legumes, Leisure activities, Lighting, Limited mobility, Literacy, Livestock, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal age, Meat, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Milk, Mortality, Multiple births, Obesity, Occupational injuries, Oral rehydration therapy, Pharmacies, Physical activity, Place of delivery, Poverty, Pregnancy, Processed foods, Processed meats, Public social assistance, Race, Refrigeration, Road traffic injuries, Sanitation, School enrollment, Skilled birth attendants, Sleep, Socioeconomic risk factors, Starchy vegetables, Sugar-sweetened beverages, Survival, Symptoms, Telephones, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Urine tests, Vegetables, Violence-related risk factors, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Vitamin D supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Whole grains, Young adults, Zinc