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Bhutan Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Bhutan Multiple Indicator Survey 2010
Bhutan (BTN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2010 - 08/2010
Series or system 
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Part of the fourth round of MICS, the Bhutan Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey was a customized version of MICS that incorporated some questions from the ICF Macro Demographic Health Survey questionnaires in order to include more indicators related to reproductive health and experience of domestic violence.

Using a household questionnaire, an individual women questionnaire, and a questionniare for children under five, the survey included the following topics: children and women such as health, education, child protection and HIV/AIDS, vaccination, contraceptive use, and symptoms like diarrhea, cough and fever.

The sample for this survey consisted of 15,400 households, 14,676 of which were successfully interviewed. Of women ages 15-49, 14,018 were successfully interviewed, and for the children under 5 portion of the survey, questionnaires were completed for 6,297 children.

Agriculture, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Ascariasis, Assets, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child development, Child labor, Child mortality, Children, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Diarrhea, Disability, Domestic violence, Edema, Education, Electricity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, HIV and AIDS, Health care personnel, Health education, Hearing loss, Height, Hookworm disease, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Injectable contraceptives, Land ownership, Lighting, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal mortality, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mortality, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Respiratory infections, Sanitation, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Urine tests, Vision loss, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Malaria, Diarrheal diseases, Place of delivery