Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Indicators for assessing infant and young child feeding practices – part II: measurement

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World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 81
Publication date: 2010
Languages: English, French
ISBN: 9789241599290

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Overview

This document provides tools for collection of data and calculation of the indicators introduced in Part I of this series.

It is intended for use by managers of large-scale population-based surveys that collect information on feeding practices among infants and young children less that two years of age.

The document includes an example questionnaire, example interviewer instructions, suggestions for adaptation, and instructions for calculating indicator values.

This document is Part II of a series. The list of definitions of the indicators (Part I) and profiles with indicator values for 46 countries (Part III) are available as companions to this document.

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