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Pakistan - Punjab Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2017-2018


General Info
Pakistan (PAK)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/2017 - 03/2018
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview

The Punjab Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2017-2018 is part of MICS6, an international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women. Topics commonly covered in MICS include immunization, education, child and maternal health, family planning and knowledge of HIV/AIDS. MICS also provides data for tracking progress toward Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly those related to health, education and mortality. For the 2016-2017 Punjab MICS, 74,010 women ages 15-49, and 27,094 men ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 51,660 households. Additionally, 39,790 questionnaires for children under five, and 35,482 questionnaires for children ages 5-17 were completed by mothers or caretakers. Water quality tests for e. coli were conducted for 7,708 households.

Adolescents, Agriculture, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Child labor, Childhood behavioral disorders, Children, Cognitive assessment, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Congestion, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Cough, Crime, Dairy products, Diarrhea, Disability, Disasters, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, E. coli, Education, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fish, Fruits, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Height, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household heat, Household water treatment, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, Immunization, Income, Infant care, International migration, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Legumes, Lighting, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Meat, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental health symptoms, Micronutrient supplements, Milk, 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, Private social assistance, Processed foods, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Sanitation, School conditions, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Starchy vegetables, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unintentional injuries, Unprocessed red meat, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Violence, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc