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Kenya - Turkana County Multiple Indicator Survey 2013-2014

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General Info
Geography 
Kenya (KEN)
Turkana
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
11/2013 - 01/2014
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Kenya - Turkana County Multiple Indicator Survey (MICS) 2013-2014 is part of MICS5, an international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women. Topics commonly covered in MICS include immunization, education, child and maternal health, family planning and knowledge of HIV/AIDS. MICS also provides data for tracking progress toward Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), particularly those related to health, education and mortality. For the 2013-2014 Kenya - Turkana County MICS, 1,104 women ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 1,277 households. Additionally, 1,067 questionnaires for children under five were completed.

Keywords 
Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dairy products, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Environmental hazards, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fertility, Fruits, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant care, Infant mortality, Infants, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Legumes, Summary birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Meat, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Milk, Mortality, Multiple births, Nonprofits, Occupational risk factors, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Starchy vegetables, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc
Citation
Publication year 
2015
Suggested citation 
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Population Studies and Research Institute, University of Nairobi (Kenya), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Kenya - Turkana County Multiple Indicator Survey 2013-2014. New York, United States: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 2015.