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Madagascar - South Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête par Grappes à Indicateurs Multiples (MICS) 2012
Fianarantsoa, Toliara
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2012 - 07/2012
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative

The Madagascar - South Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2012 is part of round 4 of the MICS series. 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.

The sample covered four regions: Androy, Anosy, Atsimo-Andrefana, and Atsimo-Atsinanana. Out of a sample size of 3,175 households, interviews were successfully completed for 2,968 households, 2,897 women ages 15 to 49, and 2,997 children under the age of five.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Crops, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Education access, Education expenditures, Electricity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gynecological diseases, Health care use, Health literacy, Health status, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal care, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Mental health symptoms, Multiple births, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, 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, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Zinc