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Suriname Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010

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General Info
Geography 
Suriname (SUR)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
07/2010 - 09/2010
Data type
Survey:
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Suriname 2010 MICS was conducted as part of Round 4 of this survey series. Areas covered include nutrition, child health, water and sanitation, reproductive health, child development, education, child protection, sexual behavior, and access to mass media.

The sample included women between the ages of 15 and 49 years and children under the age of 5 years. A total of 7,407 households were interviewed out of a total sample of 9,356. A total of three questionnaires were used: one for households; one for women; and one for children, completed by mothers or caretakers.

Questions relating to malaria and yellow fever vaccine were only asked in Brokopondo and Sipaliwini districts.

Keywords 
Agriculture, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Assets, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child labor, Children, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Edema, Education, Electricity, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Health care use, Health literacy, Health promotion, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Morbidity, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Vaccination cards, Violence, Water supply, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc, Body mass index, Ascariasis, Household water treatment, Diarrheal diseases
Citation
Publication year 
2013
Suggested citation 
General Bureau of Statistics (Suriname), Ministry of Planning and Development Cooperation (Suriname), Ministry of Social Affairs and Housing (Suriname), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Suriname Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010. New York, United States: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 2013.