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Event: Sample Size Estimation And Sampling Techniques

Date: November 21- 24, 2017
Last date of registration: Last date of registration – November 7, 2017

About the course
Sample size estimation is one of the key activities undertaken while designing any research study. An adequate estimate (not less and not more) of sample size is important for ethical, scientific and logistic reasons. This workshop will introduce the statistical concept behind sample size estimation and go on to have practical exercises for sample size calculation of various commonly encountered study designs and outcome variables.

Appropriate sampling techniques are essential to avoid selection bias, facilitate inference to a wider population and improve generalizability of study findings. In this workshop various sampling techniques including randomization methods for experimental designs will be covered with discussions on the advantages and disadvantages of each method.

At the end of the workshop the participants will be able to decide the sample size calculation method given the study design, appreciate the effect of assumptions on sample size calculation and choose the appropriate sampling technique.

Who should attend?
This workshop is suitable for researchers of public health, clinical care, social and behavioral sciences. Participants applying for this workshop are expected to understanding in basic statistica concepts.

Registration Fee
Indian National: 10000 INR per participant
Foreign National: 20000 INR per participant

The registration fee includes course kit, lunch and snacks. Please note that the participants will have to bear their own travel, boarding and lodging expenses. However, the organizers will be able to provide a list of hotels or guesthouses nearby the institute upon request.

How to Apply?
Interested participants may email their completed registration form at trainings@iiphd.org and submit the fee by E-transfer or by Demand Draft in favor of “Public Health Foundation of India” payable Delhi and dispatch to the key contact person. Bank details for E-transfer will be shared upon request. We do not accept cash.

International participants are requested to submit the fee only by E-transfer.

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