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Bangladesh Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2006


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2006 - 12/2006
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Part of MICS3, the 2006 Bangladesh Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey was a national health interview survey that sought to monitor the situation of children and women. The survey provides estimates for all six subnational divisions in Bangladesh, as well as urban and rural areas separately. The survey included the following questionnaires:

  • A household questionnaire collected information on household members and visitors, as well as topics such as education, water and sanitation, and housing characteristics.
  • A women’s questionnaire for women aged 15-49 included topics such as tetanus toxoid vaccination, maternal and newborn health, marriage, attitudes towards domestic violence, and health literacy.
  • A questionnaire for under-five children covered topics such as child development, birth registration, early learning, vitamin A, breastfeeding, and immunization. 
Analgesics, Animal injuries, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Child care, Child development, Child labor, Child mortality, Condoms, Congestion, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Disability, Domestic violence, Drownings, Education, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, Falls, Family composition, Family size, Fever, Health care use, Health literacy, Health promotion, Hearing loss, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Idiopathic intellectual disability, Immunization, Income, Injections, Injuries, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Limited mobility, Literacy, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Malaria, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal anthropometry, Measles vaccines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pervasive developmental disorders, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Poisonings, Polio vaccines, Poverty, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Road traffic injuries, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Self-treatment, Sexual abstinence, Skilled birth attendants, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional healers, Transportation, Urine tests, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Summary birth history