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Sudan - North Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Sudan Household Health Survey 2010
Sudan (SDN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2010 - 05/2010
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Part of MICS 4, the Sudan MICS 2010 was based on both the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) and Pan Arab Project for Family Health (PAPFAM) methodologies. The purpose of the survey was to provide data for monitoring progress towards the MDGs and other indicators, to provide up-to-date information on the health status of women and children and to understand differences in health determinants, and to strengthen technical expertise and development of data collection and monitoring systems in Sudan.

Topics covered included literacy, infant and child mortality, nutrition, salt iodization, immunization, breastfeeding, treatment for diarrhea, pneumonia symptoms, malaria symptoms, female genital mutilation, polygyny, knowledge of HIV/AIDS, and birth registration.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Analgesics, Animal injuries, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Circumcision, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Edema, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Epilepsy, Falls, Family composition, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Idiopathic intellectual disability, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Interventions, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menopause, Menstruation, Multiple births, Night blindness, Nutrition, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Pain, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Poisonings, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Road traffic injuries, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Self-inflicted injuries, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc