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India National Sample Survey on Leprosy Burden 2010-2011


General Info
Original or alternative title 
National Sample Survey to assess the disease burden in Leprosy
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/2010 - 09/2011
Data type
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The purpose of the survey was to collect data on the number of people infected with Leprosy to assist with developing a national policy.
Sample size was determined using inverse sampling. In the rural areas, 93 out of 612 districts were included, and in the urban areas, 161 cities were included.