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Costa Rica Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta de Indicadores MĂșltiples por Conglomerados 2011
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2011 - 11/2011
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Costa Rica Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) was carried out in 2011 by the Costa Rican Demographic Assocation in coordination with the Ministry of Health, with technical support from UNICEF. The MICS is part of the fourth round of the MICS international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women. The survey covers health, education, child protection, and HIV/AIDS.

Interviews were successfully completed for 5,561 households. In addition, interviews were completed for 5,084 women and 2,274 children.

Keywords 
Age at first sex, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child health care, Child labor, Community health clinics, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Health care access, Health care use, Health literacy, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hospitals, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Influenza vaccines, Injectable contraceptives, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Morbidity, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Rotavirus vaccines, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual sterilization, Shingles vaccines, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Syphilis, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, VCT, Vaccination cards, Water supply, Zinc, Sanitation, Household water treatment, Household air pollution, Malaria, Diarrheal diseases
Citation
Publication year 
2013
Suggested citation 
Costa Rican Demographic Association, Ministry of Health (Costa Rica), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Costa Rica Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011. New York, United States: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 2013.