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Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2006

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General Info
Geography 
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/2006 - 11/2006
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

Part of MICS3 and DHS5, the Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2006 provides data for monitoring the health situation of children and women. Topics covered in the GHana MICS 2006 include maternal and child health, education, access to HIV/AIDS testing and HIV/AIDS knowledge, vaccination, contraceptive use, and health symptoms od children under 5 like diarrhea, cough and fever.

Survey microdata and reports are available through UNICEF. The final report is also available from The DHS program.

Keywords 
Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Child anthropometry, Child development, Child labor, Community health clinics, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Disability, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Fever, HIV and AIDS, Health care prices, Health care services, Health care use, Health literacy, Hearing loss, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Iodine deficiency, Land ownership, Summary birth history, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Measles vaccines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Micronutrient supplements, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever
Citation
Suggested citation 

Ministry of Health (MOH) (Ghana), Ghana Statistical Service and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2006. New York, United States: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).