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DHS Survey Sampling Online Course

Course

Semi-facilitated e-learning

Other Partner

Offered by

The Demographic and Health Surveys Program

Course details

Length
6 weeks
Effort
3-4 hours per week
Level
Intermediate
Language
French
Region
Africa
Asia and the Pacific
Europe and North America
Latin America and the Caribbean
Certificate
Yes
Price
Free
Start date
2 May 2022
End date
10 June 2022
Registration deadline
22 April 2022

Course summary

This online course focuses on the use of efficient tools to facilitate much of the sampling work done for probability sample surveys.

About this course

This online course focuses on the use of efficient tools to facilitate much of the sampling work done for probability sample surveys. Although the attention will be directed towards the DHS surveys, the acquired skills can also be used for other types of surveys.

Target audience

Members of implementing agencies from qualifying countries.

Learning objectives

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the value and methodologies for sample surveys versus other approaches to collecting information from large-scale populations.
  • Determine appropriate sample size and its allocation for nationwide sample surveys or for surveys to be conducted in a program area.
  • Identify a proper sampling frame and select primary sample points.
  • Update the primary sample points and select households for household surveys.
  • Calculate sampling weights based on a given sample design.

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