The DHS Program User Forum
Discussions regarding The DHS Program data and results
Home » DHS-7 Questionnaire Review - Archived » Nutrition » Mass food fortification
Re: Mass food fortification [message #1902 is a reply to message #1849] Mon, 07 April 2014 09:19 Go to previous message
Jungjohann is currently offline  Jungjohann
Messages: 1
Registered: April 2014
Location: Geneva
Member
I think the proposed question will not exactly capture the information we are interested in.
The question assesses purchase frequency per week, which differs widely by food item. I would expect very few people to purchase sugar once a week. We are interested what the majority of the household is consuming, so we should not ask for purchase of individual members. Bread would always be yes if anyone in the household buys a sandwich once a week.

Therefore I would like to propose to reformulate the question to one of the following options:
1. Does your household mainly purchase the [food item] your household regularly/mainly consumes? (Yes / No)
2. Where does your household mainly acquire the [food item]? (give the most frequent answer options, e.g. own production, ration shop, local shop, do not consume)
 
Read Message
Read Message
Previous Topic: Iron supplementation (receipt and consumption) during pregnancy
Next Topic: Assessment of adequately iodized salt
Goto Forum:
  


Current Time: Tue May 17 01:06:15 Coordinated Universal Time 2022