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Timor-Leste Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2002


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2002 - 12/2002
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Part of MICS2, an international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women, covering health, education, child protection and HIV/AIDS; it includes vaccination, contraceptive use and symptoms like diarrhea, cough and fever. The Timor-Leste MICS used a nationally representative sample of 4,000 households.  It included anthropometry for children under 5 and for their caretakers. Most of the standard MICS modules were used, and additional questions were included on housing conditions and assets to allow for the calculation of a wealth index.