Brazilian Survey on Nutrition and Health, 1989

Resource Type
Dataset : clinical data, survey data
  • Instituto Nacional de Alimentacao e Nutricao (Brazil)
  • Instituto de Pesquisa Economica Aplicada (Brazil)
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistics (Brazil)
  • Instituto Nacional de Alimentacao e Nutricao (Brazil)
Free Keywords
body height; body weight; food safety; health care access; health care services; nutrition; physical condition; population characteristics; public health
  • Abstract

    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.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1989
Geographic Coverage
  • Brazil
  • Global
Sampled Universe
The Brazilian population.
Multistage probability sample.
Collection Mode
  • The documentation for this survey is provided in Portuguese.

This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 2294 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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  • Kassouf, Ana L., Senauer, Benjamin. Direct and indirect effects of parental education on malnutrition among children in Brazil: A full income approach. Economic Development and Cultural Change.44, (4), 817-838.1996.
    • ID: 10.1086/452246 (DOI)
  • Vasconcellos, M.T.L. de. Body mass index: Its relationship with food consumption and socioeconomic variables in Brazil. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.48, (Suppl 3), 115-123.1994.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15