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Thailand Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2015-2016

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General Info
Geography 
Thailand (THA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
11/2015 - 03/2016
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Thailand Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2015-2016 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) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly those related to health, education and mortality. For the 2015-2016 Thailand MICS, 25,414 women and 23,138 men ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 28,652 households. Additionally, 12,250 mothers/child caretakers of children under five were interviewed. The Thailand 14 Provinces MICS 2015-2016 was conducted at the same time as the full country survey.

Keywords 
Agriculture, Analgesics, 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, Children, Community health clinics, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dairy products, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Education, Electricity, Family composition, Family size, Female infertility, Fever, Health care access, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Injectable contraceptives, Iodine supplements, Japanese encephalitis vaccines, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Marital status, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, 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, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight
Citation
Publication year 
2018
Suggested citation 
National Health Security Office (Thailand), National Statistical Office (Thailand), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Thailand Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2015-2016. New York, United States: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 2018.