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Sao Tome and Principe Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014


General Info
Original or alternative title 
São Tomé e Príncipe Biomarcadores do Inquérito de Indicadores Múltiplos (MICS) 2014
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/2014 - 06/2014
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Sao Tome and Principe Multiple Cluster Indicator Survey (MICS) 2014 is part of Multiple Cluster Indicator Survey (MICS) series phase 5, and the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, phase 7. MICS provides data for tracking progress toward Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), particularly those related to health, education and mortality. For the 2014 Sao Tome and Principe MICS, 2,935 women ages 15-49 and 2,267 men ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 3,492 households. Additionally, 2,030 questionnaires for children under 5 were completed. Blood tests were conducted for the presence of HIV infection in men and women ages 15-49, malaria in children ages 6-59 months, and anemia in women ages 15-49 and children ages 6-59 months.

The biomarker data report is also available from the Demographic and Health Surveys Program.

24HR dietary recall, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, 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, Dairy products, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Environmental hazards, Family composition, Family size, Fatigue, Fever, Fish, HIV and AIDS, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Infant care, Infant mortality, Influenza vaccines, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Iodine supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, 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, Pregnancy complications, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Starchy vegetables, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unprocessed red meat, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vitamin A supplements, Vomiting, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Whole grains, Yellow fever vaccines