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Table 3 Estimated sample size required to measure coverage of kangaroo mother care in a national household survey

From: Survey of women’s report for 33 maternal and newborn indicators: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study

Households needed Bangladesh Nepal Tanzania
5% Coverage 356,197 220,963 268,266
10% Coverage 168,725 104,667 127,074
25% Coverage 56,242 34,889 42,358
50% Coverage 18,747 11,630 14,119
75% Coverage 6249 3877 4706
Last DHS survey 19,457 11,040 12,563
  1. \( \boldsymbol{n}=\frac{\mathbf{4}\left(\boldsymbol{r}\right)\left(\mathbf{1}-\boldsymbol{r}\right)\left(\boldsymbol{f}\right)\left(\mathbf{1}.\mathbf{1}\right)}{\left(\mathbf{0.12}{\boldsymbol{r}}^{\mathbf{2}}\right)\left(\boldsymbol{p}\right)\left({\boldsymbol{n}}_{\boldsymbol{h}}\right)} \)
  2. where:r= predicted coverage
  3. f = design effect = 1.5
  4. p= population proportion of target group (under 5 years and under 2000 g)
  5. nh= household size