mics2 TOOLS

Tools from previous rounds
MICS4 | MICS3 | MICS2 | MICS1

A comprehensive set of tools guide survey teams through every step of the MICS process – from overall planning, design and data collection in the field to data processing, analysis, interpretation, documentation and dissemination.

design survey
Guidelines and templates facilitate planning and design of surveys and help avoid pitfalls in implementation

Planning the survey


MICS2 Survey Planning Tools

Title page and content of MICS2 manual

English  French  Spanish

Designing the questionnaire - part 1

English  French  Spanish

Introduction

English  French  Spanish

Designing the questionnaire - part 2

English  French  Spanish

Decisions to make before starting

English  French  Spanish

 

Questionnaires and indicator list


MICS2 Questionnaires

Flow of Questionnaires

English  French  Spanish  Russian

Questionnaire for Children Under Five

English  French  Spanish  Arabic  Russian

Household Questionnaire

English  French  Spanish  Arabic  Russian

Cluster Control Sheet

English  French  Spanish  Arabic  Russian

Questionnaire for Individual Women

English  French  Spanish  Arabic  Russian

Optional Modules

English  French  Spanish

MICS2 Indicator List

English  French  Spanish  

 

Sampling


MICS2 Sampling Tools

Designing and Selecting the Sample

English  French  Spanish

 

Sampling details

English  French  Spanish

collect data
Fieldwork teams are trained and deployed to sampled clusters of households

Fieldwork manuals


Instructions for Interviewers

English  French  Spanish  Russian

Instructions for Supervisors

English  French  Spanish  Russian

Anthropometric Techniques

English  French  Spanish

 

Preparing for data collection and conducting the fieldwork


Preparing for Data Collection

English  French  Spanish

Conducting the Field Work

English  French  Spanish

process data
Manuals explain step-by-step how data should be processed and edited; programs and templates are provided for entering, editing and tabulating data

Processing the data


Processing the Data

English  French  Spanish

MICS2 Data editing guidelines

English

Standard MICS2 data entry and editing programs
IMPS data entry and editing applications

Set 1  Set 2

IMPS manual for processing the data

English  

EPIINFO data entry and editing applications

English

EPIINFO manual for processing the data

English

ISSA data entry and editing applications

English

ISSA manual for processing the data

English

Additional documents including codebook

English

 

 

 

 

Tabulation syntaxes
Complete SPSS tabulation syntaxes

English

Tabulation Guidelines

English  French  Spanish

 
write report
Templates are provided for reporting of MICS results

Reporting


The MICS survey manual recommended two country reports be produced, an early preliminary report, and a more comprehensive final report. Model reports have been developed using data from an unidentified country as examples of what these reports might contain. The latest version of these model reports appear below.

Reports

Analysing the Data and Producing Survey Reports

English  French  Spanish

Model reports

Preliminary Survey Report

English  Spanish

Final Report

English  Spanish