Module 5. Sample size

General sampling considerations

Considerations for household-based surveys

Calculation of sample size for a single cross-sectional cluster survey

Calculation of sample sizes for baseline and follow-up cluster surveys

Subgroup comparisons and their effect on sample size

This module provides examples and information on sample size determination. It is essential that an experienced sampling statistician be included in the team to develop and implement the sampling plan, and to undertake quality control measures as the survey progresses.