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Iraq - Dahūk STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2003-2004


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Final Report on Non-Communicable Diseases Risk Factors Survey in Duhok District 2003-2004
Iraq (IRQ)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/2003 - 01/2004
Data type
  • Household

The STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey uses a survey methodology developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to help countries establish noncommunicable disease surveillance systems. Some surveys are conducted at the country level and others at the subnational level. The methodology prescribes three steps—questionnaire, physical measurements, and biochemical measurements. Core topics covered by most surveys are demographics, health status, and health behaviors. These provide data on socioeconomic risk factors and metabolic, nutritional, and lifestyle risk factors. Details may differ from country to country and from year to year. 

This subnational survey, conducted in Duhok District in Dahūk, Iraq, included smoking, alcohol consumption, diet, physical activity, physical measurements, biochemical measurements, and medical history.

Only reports are currently available. No data have been released.