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Suriname Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010


General Info
Suriname (SUR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2010 - 09/2010
Series or system 
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Suriname 2010 MICS was conducted as part of Round 4 of this survey series. Areas covered include nutrition, child health, water and sanitation, reproductive health, child development, education, child protection, sexual behavior, and access to mass media.

The sample included women between the ages of 15 and 49 years and children under the age of 5 years. A total of 7,407 households were interviewed out of a total sample of 9,356. A total of three questionnaires were used: one for households; one for women; and one for children, completed by mothers or caretakers.

Questions relating to malaria and yellow fever vaccine were only asked in Brokopondo and Sipaliwini districts.

Agriculture, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Ascariasis, Assets, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Child labor, Children, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Edema, Education, Electricity, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Health care use, Health literacy, Health promotion, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, IUDs, Immunization, Indoor residual spraying, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Internet, Land ownership, Languages, Literacy, Livestock, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Malnutrition, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, 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, Vaccination cards, Violence, Water supply, Yellow fever vaccines, Zinc