mics3 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


Complete MICS3 Manuals

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

 

 

Title Page and Contents of MICS3 Manual

English  Spanish  Russian

Pictorials for water and sanitation facilities

English

Introduction

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

One-page pictorial on cooking methods using solid fuels

English 

Getting Started

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Wealth Index (DHS Comparative Reports No. 6)

English

Standard memorandum of understanding

English

 

Questionnaires and indicator list


Flow of Questionnaires

English  French  Spanish  Russian

Indicators for Global Reporting

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Questionnaires

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Household Questionnaire

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Questionnaire for Individual Women

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Questionnaire for Children under Five

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Additional Questions and Modules

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Optional Modules

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Designing the Questionnaires

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

 

 

 

Sampling


Designing and Selecting the Sample

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Sample size calculation

English 

Sample weight calculation

English

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

Fieldwork manuals


Instructions for Interviewers

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Anthropometric Techniques

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Instructions for Supervisors and Editors

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

 

Preparing for data collection and fieldwork


Preparing for Data Collection

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Conducting the Fieldwork

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

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

Standard MICS3 data entry and editing programs


CSPro (U.S. Census Bureau)

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Processing the Data

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

MICS3 data entry application

English  French  Spanish

Data Editing Guidelines

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Checklist for adapting the standard programs

English

 

Tabulation syntaxes


Complete SPSS tabulation syntaxes

English

 

SPSS syntax files


 
Complete MICS3 SPSS syntax files (all topics)

English

 
analysis
Once all data are entered, edited, and considered ready for analysis, computer programs advance the process to the final results phase

Tabulation plan


Tabulation Guidelines

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

 

 

Complete tabulation plan

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Data Quality

English

Sample and Survey Characteristics

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Child Mortality

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Nutrition

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Child Health

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Environment

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Reproductive Health

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Child Development

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Education

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Child Protection

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

HIV/AIDS, Sexual Behaviour and OVC

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic

Sampling Errors

English

 

 

write report
Templates are provided for reporting of MICS results

Model reports


Model Preliminary Report

English  French  Russian  Arabic

Model Final Report

English  French  Russian  Arabic

 

Final Report Cover Template

English  Arabic

 

 

Analysis, reporting and dissemination


 
Analysis, Reporting and Dissemination

English  French  Spanish  Russian  Arabic