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India Rural First Repeat Survey of Diet and Nutritional Status 1988-1990


General Info
Original or alternative title 
NNMB Rural First Repeat Survey 1988-1990
India (IND)
Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1988 - 12/1990
Series or system 
India Survey of Diet and Nutritional Status
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Rural only

The National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau administered diet and nutrition surveys to assess nutritional status of rural populations since 1972. This survey covered the same areas from an earlier survey in 1975-1979 and investigated change in diet and nutritional status of the regions. Data were collected through a 24 hour recall questionnaire and anthropometric measurements.