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Yemen - Lahj Nutritional Status and Mortality Survey 2015


General Info
Yemen (YEM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2015 - 11/2015
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 highland and lowland zones in Lahj. The sample size for this survey was 413 highland zone households and 585 lowland zone households.