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Pakistan - Sindh Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014

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General Info
Geography 
Pakistan (PAK)
Sindh
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/2014 - 08/2014
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Health facility
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Sindh Multiple Cluster Indicator Survey (MICS) 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 2014 Sindh, Pakistan MICS, 26,647 women ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 17,014 households. Additionally, 16,605 questionnaires for children under five were completed. For children under 2, immunization information was collected from health facility records. Water quality tests were conducted for 1,758 households for E. coli, arsenic, Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), iron, nitrate-nitrogen, fluoride and hardness.

Keywords 
Agriculture, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Environmental hazards, Family composition, Family planning, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Health care access, Health care services, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Limited birth history, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal care, Measles vaccines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Occupational risk factors, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc, Body mass index, Family size, Diarrheal diseases
Citation
Publisher 
Publication year 
2016
Suggested citation 
Bureau of Statistics, Planning and Development Department, Government of Sindh (Pakistan), Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resource (PCRWR), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Pakistan - Sindh Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014. Fairfax, United States: ICF International, 2016.