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Kenya - Marsabit District Nutrition Survey 2011


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions (SMART)
Kenya (KEN)
Eastern [Historical]
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2011 - 05/2011
Series or system 
Kenya Standardized Monitoring and Assessment in Relief and Transition (SMART)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Interview

The Kenya Standardized Monitoring and Assessment in Relief and Transition (SMART) surveys were conducted to assess malnutrition prevalence in children ages 6-59 months. Data were collected on mortality, anthropometry, vitamin A supplements, maternal health care, and food consumption.

For the 2011 survey in Marsabit county, household interviews were conducted in May of that year using a two-stage cluster sampling method. A household sample of 672 households and a sample size of 655 children were determined.