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Thailand Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2012

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General Info
Geography 
Thailand (THA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2012 - 11/2012
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Thailand Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2012, was part of MICS4, an international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women. Topics commonly found in MICS include: maternal and child health, education, child protection, immunization, and HIV/AIDS. For the 2014 Thailand MICS, 21,981 women ages 15-49 from 24,119 households were interviewed. Additionally, 9,716 questionnaires for children under five were completed by mothers or caretakers. Men were not interviewed for the survey.

Keywords 
Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Child labor, Childhood behavioral disorders, Children, Community health clinics, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female Infertility, Health care access, Health care services, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Injectable contraceptives, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Japanese encephalitis vaccines, Limited birth history, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc
Citation
Publication year 
2016
Suggested citation 
College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University (Thailand), Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University (Thailand), International Health Policy Program (Thailand), Ministry of Education (Thailand), Ministry of Public Health (Thailand), Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (MSDHS) (Thailand), National Health Security Office (Thailand), National Statistical Office (Thailand), Thai Health Promotion Foundation, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Thailand Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2012. New York, United States: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 2016.