Part of a series describing a survey and subsequent research on how economic and institutional factors influence birthspacing, family size, and breastfeeding in Malaysia, this report describes the study sample and the surveying and fieldwork procedures used to collect the project data. The authors are research directors of Survey Research Malaysia, a private survey firm based in Kuala Lumpur, which handled the data collection phase of the project. Malaysia is described and a summary given of respondent and household selection and checking and coding procedures.
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