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Nigeria Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey with National Immunization Coverage Survey Supplement 2016-2017 - National Bureau of Statistics


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Nigeria MICS/NICS 2016-2017
Nigeria (NGA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2016 - 01/2017
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Nigeria Multiple Cluster Indicator Survey (MICS) 2016-2017 is part of MICS5, an international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women. MICS provides data for tracking progress toward Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For the 2016-2017 Nigeria MICS, 34,376 women and 15,183 men ages 15-19 were successfully interviewed from 33,901 households. Additionally, 28,085 questionnaires for children under five were completed. In a subsample of households, water quality testing was conducted for the presence of E. Coli. The Nigeria 2016-2017 MICS sample was not sufficient to estimate vaccination coverage for children ages 12-23 months, so a supplemental data collection, known as the National Immunization Coverage Survey (NICS), was undertaken in twenty states: Abia, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Benue, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Imo, Kogi, Kwara, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers and FCT (Abuja).

Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Children, Circumcision, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dairy products, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fever, Health care access, Health education, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Menopause, Menstruation, Milk, Mortality, 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, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Reproductive health, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc