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Niger Nutrition and Child Survival Survey 2013


General Info
Niger (NER)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2013 - 06/2013
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Nutrition and Child Survival Survey conducted in 2013 examined the nutritional status and survival of children in Niger. It also assessed the estimated prevalence of severe and chronic malnutrition, and estimated the gross mortality rate of children. The survey used the Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions (SMART) methodology to collect data. Data collected included anthropometric measurements, household characteristics, household mortality, and presence of bilateral edema. The sample included a total of 10,603 children under-5 years from 9,880 households.