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Laos Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2006


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2006 - 06/2006
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Part of MICS3, 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.

Anthropometric measurements were taken for all participating women, and urine and blood samples were obtained from non-pregnant women. All children under age 5 underwent anthropomophoric measurements, and blood and stool samples were collected.

Suggested citation 

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Department of Statistics (Laos), Ministry of Health (Laos). Laos Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2006. New York, United States: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).