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Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011

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General Info
Geography 
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2011 - 12/2011
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

Part of MICS4, an international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women, covering health, education, child protection and HIV/AIDS; it includes vaccination, contraceptive use and symptoms like diarrhea, cough and fever.

The Ghana 2011 MICS was supported by the MEASURE-DHS program for the collection of malaria indicators. Interviews were completed for 5,939 households. Interviews were successfully completed for 5,891 women and 1,743 men. In addition, questionnaires were completed for 3,466 children.

Keywords 
Age at first sex, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Death certificates, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Edema, Education, Electricity, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Female circumcision, Fertility, Fever, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Limited birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Morbidity, Mortality, Multiple births, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc, Diarrheal diseases
Citation
Publication year 
2013
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ghana Statistical Service, Government of Japan, Ministry of Health (Ghana), Navrongo Health Research Centre, USAID, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011. New York, United States: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 2013.