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India Urban Slums Survey of Diet and Nutritional Status 1993-1994


General Info
Original or alternative title 
NNMB Urban Survey - Slums 1993-1994
India (IND)
Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/1993 - 12/1994
Series or system 
India Survey of Diet and Nutritional Status
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview

India's National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau (NNMB) carried out diet and nutritional assessment surveys of different income groups in several major cities between 1975 and 1980. A repeat survey was conducted of the same areas in 1993-1994. Four income groups were surveyed: high, middle, and low income, and slum dwellers.