Geographical stratification by socio-economic status: methodology from a household survey with elderly people in S. Paulo, Brazil.

@article{Ramos1989GeographicalSB,
  title={Geographical stratification by socio-economic status: methodology from a household survey with elderly people in S. Paulo, Brazil.},
  author={Luiz Roberto Ramos and Samuel Goihman},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={1989},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={478-92}
}
Considering that in most developing countries there are still no comprehensive lists of addresses for a given geographical area, there has always been a problem in drawing samples from the community, ensuring randomisation in the selection of the subjects. This article discusses the geographical stratification by socio-economic status used to draw a multistage random sample from a community-based elderly population living in a city like S. Paulo-Brazil. Particular attention is given to the fact… CONTINUE READING