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Household food insecurity data from the Vietnamese Mekong Delta

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The study "Household Food Insecurity in the Vietnamese Meking Delta" involved three phases of data collection:

Phase 1: Qualitative interviews with n=15 primary food preparers in the Mekong Delta

Phase 2: Pilot study for face validity and reliability of survey tools

Phase 3: Cross-sectional survey N=552 including interviewer administered survey collecting data on demographics, shocks, household food security, diet diversity, food availabilty, mental and physical health. Observation of water, sanitation and hygiene including water storage, latrine availability and hygiene practices.

Access rights

The owner of this data collection reserves the right to provide access to the data by request.

Geographical area of data collection

Data was collected from three provinces in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam: Tien Giang (qualitative and pilot study data), and Dong Thap and Tra Vinh (main study data).

Research areas

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Public health nutrition
Food security

Cite this collection

Vuong, Thuy Ngoc; (2021): Household food insecurity data from the Vietnamese Mekong Delta. Queensland University of Technology. (Dataset) https://doi.org/10.25912/RDF_1636522923750

Data file types

Phase 1 Qualitative interviews (Microsoft Word .docx transcripts); Phase 2 Pilot Study (SPSS .sav files); Phase 2a Pilot Study Observation (Photographs .jpg files); Phase 3 Cross-sectional Study (Key Survey surveys .pdf; Survey instrument .pdf; Stata data set .dta, cleaned data set spss .sav).


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© Thuy Ngoc Vuong, 2021.

Dates of data collection

From 2018-06-01 to 2019-07-31


Has association with
Danielle Gallegos  (Researcher)
Michelle Gatton  (Researcher)


Name: Professor Danielle Gallegos
Phone: +61 7 3069 7523


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Published - Open Access