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Table 2 Data sources and availability of relevant data (key population health surveys) from Pacific Island Countries and Territories (2002–2015)a

From: Health information priorities for more effective implementation and monitoring of non-communicable disease programs in low- and middle-income countries: lessons from the Pacific

Country Years in which a STEPS survey was conducted Year of Demographic Health Survey Most recent GSHS NCD Country Capacity Survey Availability of mortality estimates for 2012 (Global Status of NCDs 2014 [37])
Cook Islands 2004 and 2014 2010 2010
Fiji 2002 and 2011 2010 2010 yes
Kiribati 2004–06 (and 2015 near completion) 2009 2011 2010
Nauru 2004 2007 2011 2010
Niue 2011   2010 2010
Samoa 2004 and 2013 2009 2011 2010
Solomon Islands 2006 and 2015 2007 2011 2010 yes
Papua New Guinea 2007–08 1996 and 2006 2007 2010 yes
Tokelau 2005 and 2015  
Tonga 2004 and 2012 2012 2010 2010
Tuvalu 2007 2007 2013 2010
Vanuatu 2011 2013 2011 2010
  1. GSHS, Global School-based Student Health Survey; NCD(s), Non-communicable disease(s); STEPS, WHO STEPwise Surveillance of NCD risk factors
  2. aFor the purpose of this paper United States Affiliated Pacific Island countries were not considered