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Laos Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2017


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Laos Social Indicator Survey (LSIS II) 2017
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2017 - 11/2017
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Laos Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2017, also known as the Laos Social Indicator Survey (LSIS II) is part of round 6 of the MICS series, and round 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series. For the 2017 Laos MICS, 25,305 women ages 15-49, and 12,017 men ages 15-49 were interviewed from 22,287 households. Additionally, 15,435 mothers/caretakers of children ages 5-17, and 11,702 mothers/caretakers of children under 5 were interviewed from the respondent households. Water quality testing was conducted for a subsample of 3,346 households. The survey provides estimates for the nation, urban and rural areas and for three regions: North, Central, and South, and for 18 provinces: Vientiane Capital,Phongsaly, Luangnamtha, Oudomxay, Bokeo, Luangprabang, Huaphanh, Xayabury, Xiengkhuang, Vientinae, Borikhamxay, Khammuane, Savannakhet, Saravane, Sekong, Champasack, Attapeu and Xaysomboun.

Abortion, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Child labor, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Cough, Dairy products, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Disability, Disasters, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family size, Fever, Fish, Fruits, Gestational age, Health care access, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis vaccines, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household heat, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Infant care, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Japanese encephalitis vaccines, Land ownership, Lighting, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, MMR vaccines, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Meat, Menopause, Menstruation, Miscarriage, Multiple births, Occupational risk factors, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Unprocessed red meat, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Zinc