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Belarus Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2005


General Info
Belarus (BLR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2005 - 12/2005
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

Part of MICS3, the 2005 Belarus Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey was a nationally representative health interview survey with an emphasis on the health of children and women, education, vaccination, and contraceptive use. The survey is also representative at the subnational level. Questionnaires were completed for 6,707 households, 5,895 women ages 15-49 and 3,051 under-five children. The 2005 Belarus MICS included three questionnaires:

  • A household questionnaire that collected basic information on household members, as well as covering topics such as housing conditions, water supply, and sanitation.
  • An individual women’s questionnaire that included topics such as child mortality, maternal health, contraceptive use, and health literacy.
  • A questionnaire that collected information about children under-five in surveyed households. The collection information relating to child development, breastfeeding, immunization, health care for children, and child anthropometry.