3 June 2009
The Jajarkot nutrition survey serves as a baseline survey carried out for the Community Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) pilot project. The survey was conducted from 15th December 2008 to 5th January 2009
Geographical coverage: Jajarkot
Source/Methodolgy: The survey used a quantitative research methodology. The variables of the study were height, weight, MUAC, oedema, age, sex, health seeking behaviours and rationales, food consumption, demographics and composition of household, feeding practices, health and nutrition practices, food insecurity questions. The type of study was an anthropometric nutrition survey with causal analysis. A random cluster sampling of the entire district was taken. A two stage cluster sampling methodology was used. The sample used was 30 clusters. Wards were the primary sampling unit.
Sector: Health, Nutrition