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Pakistan - Azad Jammu and Kashmir Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2020-2021


General Info
Pakistan (PAK)
Azad Jammu and Kashmir
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2020 - 04/2021
Series or system 
Data type
  • Community
  • Cross-sectional
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative

The 2020-2021 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey in Azad Jammu and Kashmir interviewed 7,606 households. This survey fieldwork took place during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Six questionnaires were used in the survey: 1) a household questionnaire; 2) a water quality testing questionnaire administered in 3 households in each cluster of the sample; 3) all women age 15-49 years; 4) individual men administered in every second household to all men age 15-49 years; 5) an under-5 questionnaire administered to mothers (or caretakers) of all children under 5; and 6) a questionnaire for children age 5-17 years administered to the mother (or caretaker) of one randomly selected child age 5-17 years living in the household. In addition to the administration of questionnaires, fieldwork teams tested cooking salt for iodine content, observed the place for handwashing, measured the weights and heights of children age under 5 years, and tested household and source water for E. coli levels. 

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