This study is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA), the aging program within ICPSR. NACDA is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Heath (NIH).
Principal Investigator(s): Instituto Nacional de Alimentacao e Nutricao (Brazil); Instituto de Pesquisa Economica Aplicada (Brazil)
The Brazilian Survey on Nutrition and Health, 1989 (PNSN-1989) provides information on various measures of nutrition and health for the Brazilian population, including anthropometric measures, health conditions, access to public health services, food supplementation, and obstetrical data. Evaluation of nutritional conditions is based upon measures of weight and height. Demographic and socioeconomic variables included in the survey cover population, housing conditions, level of education, household income, and occupation.
These data are freely available.
Instituto Nacional de Alimentacao e Nutricao (Brazil), and Instituto de Pesquisa Economica Aplicada (Brazil). Brazilian Survey on Nutrition and Health, 1989. ICPSR02294-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1998. doi:10.3886/ICPSR02294.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02294.v1
This study was funded by:
- Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistics (Brazil)
- Instituto Nacional de Alimentacao e Nutricao (Brazil)
Scope of Study
Universe: The Brazilian population.
Data Types: clinical data, survey data
Data Collection Notes:
The documentation for this survey is provided in Portuguese.
Sample: Multistage probability sample.
personal interviews and anthropometric measurements
Original ICPSR Release: 1998-05-11
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