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Indonesia Basic Health Research 2007-2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
RISKESDAS 2007-2008
Indonesia (IDN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/2007 - 09/2008
Series or system 
Indonesia Basic Health Research (RISKESDAS)
Data type
  • Household
  • Nationally representative
  • Verbal autopsy

In 2007-2008 the Agency for Health Research and Development conducted the first RISKESDAS, covering all major indicators of health: health status, causes of death, morbidity, disability, nutritional status, environmental health, household consumption, knowledge and attitudes, and health behaviors (hygiene behaviors, tobacco use, alcohol consumption, physical activity, food consumption behavior), and various aspects of health care (access, coverage,  health financing).

The survey involved interviews, measurements, and collection of serum samples, blood clots, and smears. The survey collected 36,357 biochemical specimens from household members ages one and older.