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Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System Data

The Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System is a national surveillance system that monitors the nutritional status of low-income children to guide public health policy and action.

What is available?

Request Analysis: not available except perhaps through individual states



What is the Data?

Content: socio-demographic, ethnicity, race, age, geographic location), birth weight, anthropometric indices (height/length, weight), iron status (hemoglobin and/or hematocrit), and breastfeeding
Population: children birth to 5 years
Years Collected: 1993-2011
Geographic Region: National, selected states

How was it collected?

Method: Data are collected from states that submit data from the Women, Infants, and Children program; Title V clinics; and the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment service.