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Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2017-2018

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General Info
Geography 
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
10/2017 - 01/2018
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2017-2018 is part of MICS6, an international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women, covering health, education, child protection and HIV/AIDS; other topics covered include vaccination, contraceptive use and symptoms like diarrhea, cough and fever.

Keywords 
Age at first sex, Alcohol use, 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, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Edema, Education, Electricity, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, 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, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, 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, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc
Citation
Publication year 
2013
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ghana Statistical Service, Government of Japan, ICF Macro, Ministry of Health (Ghana), Navrongo Health Research Centre, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2017-2018. New York, United States of America: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 2013.