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Nigeria Malaria Indicator Survey 2015

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General Info
Geography 
Nigeria (NGA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2015 - 10/2015
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Nigeria Malaria Indicator Survey (MIS) 2015 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey series. The survey was designed to provide information on the knowledge and practice of malaria prevention in Nigeria. Topics covered also include birth history, child mortality, and demographic characteristics. For the 2015 Nigeria MIS, 8,034 women ages 15-49 from 7,745 households were successfully interviewed. Blood smear parasitemia and finger prick blood tests were conducted for the presence of anemia and malaria in children ages 6-59 months.

Citation
Publisher 
Publication year 
2016
Suggested citation 
ICF International, National Bureau of Statistics (Nigeria), National Malaria Control Programme (Nigeria), National Population Commission of Nigeria. Nigeria Malaria Indicator Survey 2015. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 2016.