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Afghanistan Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010-2011

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
10/2010 - 05/2011
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

One of the MICS 4 surveys, the Afghanistan 2010-2011 MICS is a nationally representative survey covering topics such as childhood illness, child care, and reproductive health. From the original sample of 13,468 households, interviews were successfully completed for 13,314 households, 21,290 women ages 15-49 and 14,872 children under-5. The survey is not self-weighting. Due to insecurity during the data collection period, 67 enumeration areas were not included. The survey included blood tests for anemia and anthropometry for both women and children.

Keywords 
Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Edema, Education, Electricity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fertility, Health care access, Health care use, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hepatitis vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal anthropometry, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Mortality, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Zinc, Hemoglobin, Malaria, Diarrheal diseases
Citation
Publication year 
2013
Suggested citation 
Central Statistics Organization (Afghanistan), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Afghanistan Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010-2011. New York, United States: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 2013.