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Full scale nutrition and mortality survey in Bambasi Woreda, Assosa Zone of Benishangul Gumiz region (preliminary report), 2010


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Id EPHI-DS0295
Name Full scale nutrition and mortality survey in Bambasi Woreda, Assosa Zone of Benishangul Gumiz region (preliminary report), 2010
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Coverage Location Zonal
Coverage Sex Both
Abstract

This survey was conducted in Benishangul Gumiz Region, Assosa Zone,  Bambasi Woreda by Goal Ethiopia among in selected clusters among children aged of 6 and 59 months. The objective of this survey was to estimate of the prevalence of acute and chronic malnutrition, examine the current health status of the survey population by considering mortality and morbidity rates and child vitamin A supplementation and vaccination status, and assess the food security situation among children aged 6 to 59 months. The findings of this survey revealed that;

  1. A total of 10.7 % of them were classified as global acute malnutrition (GAM), which includes 1.0 % of children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM). The crude mortality rate and under-five mortality rate were estimated at 0.2 and 0.73 deaths/10,000/day respectively.
  2. About 16.1 % of the children suffered from diarrhea, 46.6% from cough/ ARI, and 21.8% from fever. The percentage of children vaccinated against measles BY card, TB (BCG), and who received vitamin A in the last 6 months were 16.7 %, 55.4 %, and 81.4 % of the respondents respectively.  
  3. Total of 60% production loss in the current Meher season. Therefore, farmers would expose to seeds shortages for the next meher season. The food security situation of the population will deteriorate in the very near future and people may expose to food shortage, especially the poor households are expecting to finish their food stock before the normal hunger season.
  4. The number of needy people might increase in the coming months because of the poor prospect of Meher production of 2010. Poor child caring practice, more than half [52.0%] of mothers did not give colostrums for their newborn baby, instead, 15.8% of the children were given sugar mixed with water, 13.9% caw/goat milk, and 4.0% water, and 4.0% of the children where given fenugreek.
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Keywords
  • Nutrition
  • malnutrition
  • acute malnutrition
  • vaccination
  • measles
  • TB
  • water
  • survey
  • Bambasi Woreda
  • Assosa Zone of Benishangul Gumiz region.
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Cleaned Format . SAV
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Date Data Collection Started 2010-11-17
Date Data Collection End 2010-12-01
Title Full scale nutrition and mortality survey in Bambasi Woreda, Assosa Zone of Benishangul Gumiz region (preliminary report) , 2010
Data Type Survey
PublicationYear 2010
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The 2010 data set on the nutrition survey conducted by Goal Ethiopia using a two-stage cluster sampling approach in Bambasi Woreda, Assosa Zone of Benishangul Gumiz region among 216 households and 8,086 children aged 6-59 months conducted between November 17 to December 1, 2010. The data set captures information on the prevalence of global acute malnutrition or nutritional status, morbidity status, health-seeking condition,  child vaccination, and supplementation includes vaccinated against measles, TB, and Vitamin A supplementation, Household Characteristics includes the condition of food security, accessibility to water, and community discussion which includes the level of access to health facilities, condition of the pasture, availability of water for livestock, and the condition of livestock. Generally, the objective of the survey was to estimate the prevalence of acute and chronic malnutrition, examine the current health status of the survey population by considering mortality and morbidity rates and child vitamin A supplementation and vaccination status, and to assess the food security situation among children aged 6 to 59 months (65-<110cm in height).

Dataset study design Cross-sectional survey
Date Data Archived 2021-07-10
Date Data Cataloged 2021-07-27
Data Generating Unit NGO
URL https://rtds.ephi.gov.et/public/showdetail/295

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