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Micronesia - Chuuk STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey 2006


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Federated States of Micronesia (Chuuk) NCD Risk Factors STEPS Report
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2006 - 10/2006
Data type
  • Individual
  • Interview

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. The methodology prescribes three steps—questionnaire, physical measurements, and biochemical measurements. 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 in Chuuk, Micronesia collected information on tobacco and alcohol use, diet, physical activity, physical measurements, and blood pressure. Blood tests measuring glucose and cholesterol levels were also collected from a subsample of participants.

Only reports are currently available online. No microdata have been released publicly.