A simplified general method for cluster-sample surveys of health in developing countries.

@article{Bennett1991ASG,
  title={A simplified general method for cluster-sample surveys of health in developing countries.},
  author={Steve Bennett and T W Woods and W M Liyanage and Donald L. Smith},
  journal={World health statistics quarterly. Rapport trimestriel de statistiques sanitaires mondiales},
  year={1991},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={98-106}
}
General guidelines are presented for the use of cluster-sample surveys for health surveys in developing countries. The emphasis is on methods which can be used by practitioners with little statistical expertise and no background in sampling. A simple self-weighting design is used, based on that used by the World Health Organization's Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI). Topics covered include sample design, methods of random selection of areas and households, sample-size calculation and… CONTINUE READING
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