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Kenya Rural Child Nutrition Survey 1982


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Kenya Third Rural Child Nutrition Survey 1982
Kenya (KEN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/1982 - 09/1982
Series or system 
Kenya Rural Child Nutrition Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Rural only
  • Subnationally representative

This survey was the Third Nutrition Survey of children. The purpose of this survey was to gather data on the nutritional status of children aged 3 to 60 months in order to develop indicators for the country.

The data were collected through interviews of the child's mother. The questionnaire contained the themes of socioeconomic characteristics, housing conditions, and, the diet of the child. The height and weight of the child was also recorded. The sample size for this survey was 5,323 children between the ages of 3 and 60 months old.