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Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010


General Info
Nepal (NPL)
Bherī, Karnālī, Mahākālī, Rāptī, Setī
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2010 - 12/2010
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Part of MICS4, 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. The Nepal 2010 MICS was subnational, covering the Mid- and Far-Western development regions. The sample consisted of 6,000 households, 1,250 urban and 4,750 rural, stratified by region. Women 15-49 were interviewed for the women's questionnaire, and the mother or caretaker of children under 5 for the children's questionnaire.