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Mauritania National Nutrition Survey Using the SMART Methodology June 2015


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquete Nutritionelle Nationale Utilisant la Méthodologie SMART Mauritanie, Juin 2015
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/2015 - 06/2015
Series or system 
Mauritania National Nutrition Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative

The Mauritania National Nutrition Survey conducted in 2015 assessed the nutritional status and mortality rates of children under 5 years. The survey adopted the Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions (SMART) methodology to collect data. Anthropometric measurements were taken for children ages 6-59 months, and retrospective mortality rates were calculated for children ages 0-59 months. A total of 14,634 households were canvassed and anthropometric measurements were recorded for 13,780 children.