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Ghana (Accra) Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey - 2011

Data Source
  • Ghana
  • Sub-Saharan Africa

The Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) is an international household survey that provides up-to-date information on the situation of children and women, and measures key indicators to monitor progress towards development goals, national strategies and other internationally agreed upon commitments.

Study Website
Adolescents: 500-999
  • Females and Males
Age Range:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2010-2011
Areas Covered: 5 densely populated localities of Accra (Nima, New Town, James Town, La, Bubuashie)
Investigators: Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) - University of Ghana
Funders: UNICEF
  • Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey
Demographic Characteristics - Urban;
Economics - Employment;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance, Learning;
Family/Household Structure;
Gender Attitudes/Beliefs - Endorsement of violence against women;
Health Care Access and Utilization;
HIV/AIDS and STIs - Knowledge, Testing;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, Fertility, Sexual behavior;