Sample size determination. Influencing factors and calculation strategies for survey research

Saudi Med J. 2003 Apr;24(4):323-30.


The paper reviews both the influencing factors and calculation strategies of sample size determination for survey research. It indicate the factors that affect the sample size determination procedure and explains how. It also provides calculation methods (including formulas) that can be applied directly and easily to estimate the sample size needed in most popular situations.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Sample Size*
  • Statistics as Topic