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Belarus Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2012


General Info
Belarus (BLR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2012 - 07/2012
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview

Part of round 4 of the MICS series, this survey covered various topics including household characteristics, child labor, childhood development, family planning, attitudes towards domestic violence, life satisfaction, and use of information and communication technology.

A total of four questionnaires were used. These included one for households, one for women between the age of 15 and 49 years, one for men between the age of 15 and 59 years, and one for children under the age of 5 years, completed by mothers or primary care givers.

A total of 8,284 households were enumerated and 5,745 and 2,769 questionnaires were completed for women and men respectively. A total of 3,443 children questionnaires were also completed.

Age at first sex, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimotility drugs, Assets, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of morbidity, Child care, Child health care, Child labor, Children, Community health clinics, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Education, Emergency contraception, Employment, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fertility, Fever, Health care access, Health care use, Health literacy, Health status, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing materials, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Injectable contraceptives, Intentional injuries, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal care, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental health symptoms, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, VCT, Violence, Water supply, Zinc