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Sierra Leone Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2010 - 12/2010
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Sierra Leone 2010 MICS was part of Round 4 of the survey series. Topics covered include child mortality, nutrition, child health, sanitation, reproductive health, child development, literacy, education, and child protection.

The survey was conducted in all districts, and sample weights were used to provide national and regional results. A total of three questionnaires were used: one for households; one for women between the ages of 15 and 49 years; and a questionnaire for children completed by mothers or caregivers.

A total of 11,394 households were interviewed, and 12,359 women completed the interview. A total of 8,600 questionnaires were completed on behalf of children under the age of five years.

Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, 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 labor, Child mortality, Circumcision, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Edema, Education, Electricity, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Female circumcision, Fertility, Fever, Health care use, Health literacy, Health promotion, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Hygiene, IUDs, Indoor residual spraying, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malnutrition, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal age, Maternal conditions, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Urine tests, VCT, Vaccination cards, Water supply, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc, Malaria, Diarrheal diseases