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India National Sample Survey Round 52 1995-1996


General Info
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/1995 - 06/1996
Series or system 
India National Sample Survey (NSS)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Nationally representative
  • Sample registration
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The National Sample Survey (NSS) is a socioeconomic survey conducted in annual rounds with a cycle of rotating topics. The 52nd Round (July 1995 to June 1996) included surveys of household consumer expenditure, participation in education, and health care and the aged.

Sample sizes were as follows: 28,834 and 19,734 urban households for the consumer expenditure survey; 43,076 rural and 29,807 urban for the education survey; and 71,284 rural and 49,658 urban for the health care survey. The surveys were representative at national and state levels, but select areas were excluded due to geographic remoteness.

Primary topics covered included maternal and child health care services, morbidity and associated health care treatments, aged persons, participation in education, and household consumer expenditure.

Aged adults, Alcohol use, Amoebiasis, Anemia, Antenatal care, Assets, BCG vaccines, Breastfeeding, Cancers, Causes of death, Congenital anomalies, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diabetes, Diarrheal diseases, Diet, Digestive diseases, Diphtheria, Dracunculiasis, Education, Education access, Education expenditures, Employment, Epilepsy, Family composition, Family size, Folic acid supplements, Food expenditures, Health care use, Health insurance, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Heart failure, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household expenditures, Housing, Housing conditions, Iron supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Languages, Length of stay, Leprosy, Limited mobility, Literacy, Loans, Lymphatic filariasis, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal conditions, Measles vaccines, Meningitis, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mumps, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neurological conditions, Occupations, Personal health expenditures, Pesticides, Place of death, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Respiratory infections, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sense organ diseases, Skilled birth attendants, Stroke, Summary birth history, Tetanus, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Thyroid gland disorders, Tobacco smoking, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Unintentional injuries, Urinary diseases, Vaccine preventable childhood diseases, Varicella, Vision loss, Water supply, Whooping cough