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North Korea Nutrition Survey 1998


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Nutrition Survey of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/1998 - 10/1998
Data type
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative

The purpose of this survey was to gather information on the nutritional status of children ages 6-84 months, to provide reference for the evaluation of future programs. The data were collected with a questionnaire. Interviewers recorded height, weight, sex, age, and signs of oedema. The sample size was 3,600 households. The sample was based on 130 counties. 82 counties were excluded because access was not granted.