Survey Design Part 1: Sampling


This presentation, developed by Jeanette and Paul Stehr Green and narrated by Cindi Snider, MPH, gives you an overview of theoretical considerations behind undertaking a survey including sampling methods and sample size.

Target Audience
These learning modules are applicable to all public health, medical, veterinary, pharmacy, emergency management, hospital and other professionals interested in public health preparedness. These modules are created by faculty and guest lecturers at the UNC-CH School of Public Health and are equivalent to graduate level content.

Educational Objectives
Discuss reason for using sample versus complete census in a survey
Describe four different methods for selecting a sample
Identify most appropriate method for selecting a sample
List determinants of sample size
Calculate desirable sample size

This course is provided by the North Carolina Public Health Preparedness Center. You will need to complete a separate registration to have access to this course. Click the course title, then choose register on the course page. When you have finished, print off your certificate from North Carolina, then return to the LMS and choose Mark Complete from the action menu in the Learning Plan in your Workspace.