Workshop and Consultation on Sample size determination in health research (6-7th August, 2012


The choice of adequate number of subjects that would ensure accurate estimates is an important one in health research studies. Although complexity of a formula increases with complexity in study design, the basic structure of a sample size calculation formula is very simple.

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To review the basic requirements for computation of the magic number required to estimate unknown target population quantities. To provide hands-on practice in calculating sample size for different study designs in health research

HIGHLIGHTS  Basic concepts underpinning sample size calculation  Study objective, designs and sample size  Using software for sample size calculation  Practicum and consultation on participant problems Who Should Apply? The course is intended for researchers, scientists and students working with collection and interpretation of data. Methods are general and usable in most fields, where the aim is to gain maximum information from the data. Dates: 6-7th August 2012 Course Fee: 2000 INR Course Coordinator: Dr. Rashmi Pant, Ph.D (Statistics) Senior Lecturer, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad (IIPHH) Tel: +91 – 40 – 49006016; Mobile: +919666855566 Email: How to register? Interested participants may send their completed registration form available on the website, to the following address along with the fees (by Demand Draft only) drawn in favour of “Public Health Foundation of India” payable at New Delhi. Course fee as indicated under each workshop includes the Tuition Fee ONLY. However, on a case-to-case basis if anyone wants to pay the fee in cash can pay the same on their arrival to the venue at the time of the registration. Confirmation will be based on first come, first served basis. The last date for receipt of applications is July 30th, 2012. Note: 1. Kindly get in touch with Dr. Rashmi Pant on or Ms. Gayathri on for sending in your queries and your confirmations. 2. The institute will provide computational facilities. However candidates can carry their own laptops.

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