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India National Sample Survey Round 42 1986-1987


General Info
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/1986 - 06/1987
Series or system 
India National Sample Survey (NSS)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Sample registration
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The National Sample Survey (NSS) is a national socioeconomic survey conducted in annual rounds with a cycle of rotating topics. The purpose of the 42nd round of the National Sample Survey was to develop indicators on persons ages 60 and older; utilzation of medical services; maternity, child care, family planning and utilization of the public distribution system; and participation in education.