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Bosnia and Herzegovina Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2006


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2006 - 07/2006
Series or system 
Data type
  • Household
  • Urban-rural representative

Part of MICS3, the 2006 Bosnia and Hervagovina Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey was a national health interview survey focusing on topics related to the situation of women and children. The survey data is representative of both Srpska and Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as urban and rural areas separately. The sample consisted of 6,000 households in total, 3,000 with children under age five. The survey used three questionnaires:

  • A household questionnaire collected basic demographic information on all household members and housing conditions.
  • A individual women’s questionnaire was administered to each household for all women ages 15-49, covering topics such as maternal health, marital status, contraceptive use, domestic violence, sexual behavior, and health literacy.
  • A questionnaire that collected information on children under five covered areas such as birth registration, child development, breastfeeding, immunization, and child anthropometry.
Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child labor, Child mortality, Community health clinics, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Disability, Domestic violence, Education, Electricity, Employment, Family composition, Family size, Health care use, Health literacy, Hearing loss, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household heat, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Injectable contraceptives, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Land ownership, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mumps vaccines, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Water supply, Weight