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Guyana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2019-2020


General Info
Guyana (GUY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/2019 - 02/2020
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Six questionnaires were used in the survey: 1) a household questionnaire; 2) a water quality testing questionnaire administered in five households in each cluster of the sample; 3) women age 15-49 years; 4) men administered in every second--i.e. every other--household to all men age 15-49 years; 5) an under-5 questionnaire, administered to mothers (or caretakers) of all children under 5 living in the household; and 6) a questionnaire for children age 5-17 years, administered to the mother (or caretaker) of one randomly selected child age 5-17 years living in the household. 7,072 households were successfully interviewed for a household response rate of 94 percent. In the interviewed households, 5,887 women (age 15-49 years) were interviewed along with 2,214 eligible men and questionnaires completed for 2,801 children under age five. Questionnaires were also completed for 3,248 children ages 5-17.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Absenteeism, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Crime, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Disability, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, HIV and AIDS, HPV vaccines, Health behaviors, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal care, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Obesity, Occupational risk factors, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Pap smears, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Physical activity, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Rotavirus vaccines, Rubella vaccines, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines