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Laos Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2006


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2006 - 06/2006
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Part of MICS3, an international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women, covering health, education, child protection and HIV/AIDS; it includes vaccination, contraceptive use and symptoms like diarrhea, cough and fever.

Anthropometric measurements were taken for all participating women, and urine and blood samples were obtained from non-pregnant women. All children under age 5 underwent anthropomophoric measurements, and blood and stool samples were collected.