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DSS Sample Size and Sampling Error Calculators

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DSS provides consulting for health plans and carriers, hospitals, other health care providers, health and wellness organizations, medical products and supplies companies, and a range of organizations in other industries across the country and the globe.   Their services include research, analytics and consulting.

DSS offers several calculators that may be useful to researchers.cropped-cropped-toolkit-24157707-copy.jpg

Sample Size:  Sample size calculators allow researchers to determine the sample size needed on a study whether looking at averages or percentages, one sample or two.

Sampling Error:  Once a study has been conducted, the Sampling Error calculator will indicate the sampling error for a particular confidence level.


Author: Jeanine Jesberg

Jeanine Jesberg is a grants consultant, Certified Research Administrator (CRA), and licensed clinical speech-language pathologist (CCC-SLP) specializing in work with academic institutions and non-profit organizations. Her multi-faceted career includes several positions, including Program Director, Director of Research Operations, and Executive Director, at the University of Chicago as well as Manager of Research Administration at Northwestern University with knowledge that spans strategic planning, conference planning, program management, budget development, research operations, and research administration. She also has over 15 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist in the roles of clinician, Clinical Instructor, Lecturer, private practice Founder/CEO, and speaker. Jeanine currently lives and works in Chicago, IL.

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