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Yemen - Al Hudaydah Nutrition Survey Among Under 5 Children 2011


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Nutrition Survey among U5 Children - Al Hodeidah Governorate, Yemen
Yemen (YEM)
Al Ḩudaydah
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2011 - 11/2011
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Subnationally representative

The purpose of the 2011 Al Hudaydah Nutrition Survey Among Under 5 Children was to investigate the levels of nutrition and malnutrition present in children ages 0-59 months, and to provide recommendations to combat malnutrition. Data were collected from 3,104 households through in-person household interviews and anthropometric measurements taken from 4,668 children. 

The survey also included a household questionnaire and a child questionnaire. The questionnaires covered topics such as household characteristics and deaths, infant and child feeding practices, immunization, Vitamin A supplementation, food security, and coping behaviors.