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Vietnam Nutrition Surveillance 2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Nutrition Surveillance Profiles 2012
Viet Nam (VNM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2012 - 09/2012
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The Nutrition Surveillance conducted in 2012 collected and assessed data regarding maternal and child nutritional status, feeding practices, prevalence and use of iodized salt, Vitamin A deficiency, and health literacy in Vietnam. Data were collected through household interviews and trained staff recorded anthropometric measurements of child participants.

The survey canvassed 99,450 children between the ages of 0-59 months across 1,950 clusters nationwide.