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Lesotho Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2018

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Lesotho Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2018
Geography 
Lesotho (LSO)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
04/2018 - 09/2018
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Lesotho Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2018 is part of MICS6, an international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women. The survey covers health, education, child protection, immunization, contraceptive use, and symptoms such as diarrhea, cough, and fever.

Keywords 
Antenatal care, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Child anthropometry, Child development, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Disability, Drug consumption, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fever, HIV and AIDS, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Iodine supplements, Lighting, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Measles vaccines, Mortality, Night blindness, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Respiratory infections, Sanitation, School enrollment, Schools, Sexual abstinence, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Training programs, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Urine tests, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight
Citation
Publication year 
2019
Suggested citation 
Bureau of Statistics (Lesotho), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Lesotho Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2018. New York, United States of America: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 2019.