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Bangladesh Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2012-2013


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/2012 - 04/2013
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Bangladesh Multiple Cluster Indicator Survey (MICS) 2012-2013 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 HIV/AIDS. MICS also provides data for tracking progress toward Millennium Development Goals (MDGS), particularly those related to health, education and mortality. For the 2012-2013 Bangladesh MICS, 51,791 women ages 15-49 from 51,895 households were successfully interviewed, and 20,903 questionnaires for children under five years of age were completed. Additionally, 12,952 water quality tests for arsenic, and 2,588 water quality tests for E. coli were conducted at the respondents households.

Agriculture, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Family composition, Family size, Fertility, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Length of stay, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal care, Maternal health, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, 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, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Vaccination cards, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc