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Yemen - Hajjah Nutritional Status and Mortality Survey 2015


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Nutrition and Mortality Survey in Lowland and Mountainous Ecological Zones Hajjah Governorate, Yemen, 27 August-9 September 2015
Yemen (YEM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/2015 - 09/2015
Series or system 
Yemen Nutritional Status and Mortality Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview

The purpose of this survey was to investigate the levels of nutrition and malnutrition present in children aged 6-59 months. The survey also sought to estimate crude and under-five death rates. To collect this information, this survey adopted the UNICEF Standardized Monitoring and Assessment for Relief and Transition (SMART) methodology.

The data were collected through in-person household interviews and anthropometric measurements taken from children. This survey took place in the mountainous and lowland zones in Hajjah. The sample size for this survey was 497 mountainous zone households and 502 lowland zone households.