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Gambia Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010


General Info
Gambia (GMB)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/2010 - 08/2010
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Part of Round 4 of the MICS series, this 2010 survey in The Gambia collected data regarding various indicators of women and children's health. The survey included three questionnaires: one for households; one for women ages 15-49 years old; and one for children under the age of 5 years old, to be completed by mothers or caretakers.

A total of 7,800 households were selected for the sample, with a response rate of 99.9%. A total of 14,685 women were successfullly interviewed, and 11,637 questionnaires for children were completed.

Age at first sex, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Children, Community health clinics, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Edema, Education, Electricity, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Fertility, Fever, HIV and AIDS, Health care use, Health literacy, Health promotion, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Household air pollution, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Live births, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal age, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Mortality, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, 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, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc