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Sudan - South Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010


General Info
Original or alternative title 
South Sudan Household Health Survey 2010
Sudan (SDN)
Sudan [Historical] (SDN) (South Sudan, Sudan)
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. 

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.

The sample for the second South Sudan Household Health Survey (SHHS 2) was designed to provide estimates for a large number of indicators on the situation of children and women at the national level, for urban and rural areas, and for the 10 states across the country: Upper Nile, Jonglei, Unity, Warap Northern Bahr El Ghazal, Western Bahr El Ghazal, Lakes, Western Equatoria, Central Equatoria, Eastern Equatoria.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Analgesics, Animal injuries, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Back pain, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Breastfeeding, Burns, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, DTP vaccines, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Diet, Disability, Drownings, Drug consumption, Edema, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Falls, Family composition, Family size, Female circumcision, Female infertility, Fever, Gonococcal infections, Health care access, Health care use, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Homicide, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Incontinence, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injuries, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Life expectancy, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Night blindness, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Poisonings, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Reproductive health, Road traffic injuries, STDs, Sanitation, Self-inflicted injuries, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Suicide, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unemployment, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight, Zinc