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Laos Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 1996


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/1996 - 03/1996
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Laos Multiple Cluster Indicator Survey (MICS) 1996 is part of MICS1, an international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women. Topics commonly covered in MICS include immunization, education, child and maternal health, family planning and knowledge of HIV/AIDS. MICS also provides data for tracking progress toward Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), particularly those related to health, education and mortality. For the 1996 Laos MICS, women age 15-50, and mothers/ caretakers of chindren under 5 were successfully interviewed from 3,970 households.