FNRI Disclaimer - User Agreement

Nutrition Survey Data Public Use Files (PUF)

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) - Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) recognizes the need to provide access to the data collected from the National Nutrition Surveys in accordance with Section III, Article 7 of the Philippine Constitution.This disclaimer-user agreement details the sources and nature of the data. It specifies the responsibility of the data user in processing and understanding the data files.

Access Conditions

Nutrition Survey PUF are accessible online to the public at eNutrition website (enutrition.fnri.dost.gov.ph) in CSV format as free downloads. Data dictionary per component are provided for easy understanding of the different variables included in each dataset. User has to agree to the following terms and conditions before given access to Microdata or PUF:

  • 1. It shall be used for statistical purposes only. It is the responsibility of the user to identify the variables of interest. Any alterations of the original data, including conversion to other data formats and data manipulation is the sole responsibility of the user. The DOST-FNRI has no responsibility for the data after it has been altered, converted or manipulated.
  • 2. Accessed data shall be solely used for the purpose of the user's subject of interest and shall not be for any malicious validation or investigation against other entities.
  • 3. Data have been anonymized therefore re-identification of these public datasets is not permitted.
  • 4. Data user should acknowledge DOST-FNRI as the source of data.

Additional Terms and Conditions

The DOST-FNRI reserves the right to revise, modify or amend this disclaimer-user agreement. Any violation of this agreement shall be subjected to the penalties as stipulated in the Data Privacy Act.