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Mexico National Health Survey 1987


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Salud (ENSA I) 1987
Mexico (MEX)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1987 - 12/1987
Series or system 
Mexico National Health Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The Mexico National Health Survey (ENSA) 1987 was conducted to provide health institutions at the federal and state level with information on morbidity, mortality, risk factors, and health service utilization.

A sample of 54,000 households was designed to provide national as well as subnational estimates.

The topics in the questionnaires included: sociodemographic characteristics, health status, injuries, disability, maternal health, and the use and demand for both formal and informal health services.