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Laos Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011-2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Laos Social Indicator Survey (LSIS) 2011-2012
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2011 - 02/2012
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Laos MICS 2011-2012 is part of round 4 of the MICS series and phase 6 of the DHS series. The survey was designed using the technical frameworks of both the MICS and the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). The survey covers nutrition, education, water and sanitation, marriage and sexual activity, fertility and mortality, contraception, HIV/AIDS, child protection, and use of mass media and information technology. Out of a sample size of 19,960 households, interviews were successfully completed for 18,843 households, 22,746 women ages 15 to 49, 9,951 men ages 15 to 49, and 11,067 children under the age of five.

Survey microdata and reports are available from UNICEF. The final report is also available from the DHS Program.

Age at first sex, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child health care, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Edema, Education, Electricity, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Health care use, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Malaria, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal pneumonia, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival [Do not use], Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Zinc