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Somalia Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2006


General Info
Somalia (SOM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/2006 - 09/2006
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

This survey was conducted as part of MICS3, an international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women. The topics covered in the questionnaire included health, education, child protection, HIV and AIDS, vaccination, contraceptive use and symptoms. The sample included 6,000 households of which 5,969 were successfully interviewed. In the interviewed households, 6,764 women ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed, and questionnaires were completed for 6,305 children.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Agriculture, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child health care, Child labor, Child mortality, Children, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Disability, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female circumcision, Fertility, Fever, HIV and AIDS, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care services, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Incontinence, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Insecticide-treated bednets, Iodine supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal conditions, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Micronutrient supplements, Mortality, Multiple births, Musculoskeletal diseases, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Pain, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Respiratory infections, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival [Do not use], Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Urinary tract infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vector control, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Yellow fever vaccines