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Annual Health Survey : Clinical, Anthropometric & Bio-chemical (CAB) Survey

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Get data of Clinical, Anthropometric & Bio-chemical (CAB) Survey. To supplement the information provided by Annual Health Survey (AHS),a biomarker component has been introduced in AHS to collect data on nutritional status, life style diseases like diabetes & hypertension and anemia in Empowered Action Group (EAG) States & Assam. This component, namely Clinical, Anthropometric and Bio-chemical (CAB) survey, is conducted on a sub-sample of AHS in all EAG States namely Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand & Uttar Pradesh and Assam. The survey has collected information on nutritional status of women, children (1 month and above) and men, prevalence of anemia among women, children (6 month and above) and men, prevalence of hypertension and abnormal fasting blood glucose among women and men 18 years and above and utilization of iodized salt in households. Stunting (Height for age),Wasting (Weight for height), Underweight (Weight for age) and under nourished (BMI for age) are the four major indicators available for measuring malnutrition level in children under 5 years. For children in the age 5 to18 years, under nourishment is provided and for persons 18 years and above, BMI indicators (<18.5,≥25 and ≥30) are provided separately for male female and rural also. Anemia, measured by Hemoglobin level, is available for sex wise children, women and men. For children, the data is available for age 6-59 months, 5-9 years, and 10-17 years. Adult anemia is categorized for age 18-59 years and 60 and above. Blood sugar and Hypertension level are provided for person age 18 and above only. Blood sugar is provided in the range ≥110, ≥130 and≥150 mg/dl and Hypertension in three separate categories of Systolic & Diastolic measurements viz. above normal (>140/90 mm of Hg),moderately high(>160/100 mm of Hg), and very high(>180/110 mm of Hg) is provided. Measured by the content of salt available in household, iodine content in salt is estimated and this data is also provided.
Chief Data Officer
Name: Mrs Nivedita Gupta
Chief Director (Statistics)
Ministry/State/Department: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Department of Health and Family Welfare
  • +91 1123736983
Indian Red Cross Building, 3rd Floor, New Delhi 110001