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Yemen - Lahj Nutritional Status and Mortality Survey 2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Nutrition and Mortality Survey in Low Land and Mountainous Ecological Zones of Lahj Governorate Yemen, June 30 - July 14, 2012
Yemen (YEM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/2012 - 07/2012
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 Lahj.