Pre-Module Survey Steps and Sampling


The pre-module is a quick reference guide, focusing on the practical steps for conducting a SENS survey. It is not meant to replace already existing survey manuals. To avoid duplication, the user is referred to pre-existing material on certain aspects of survey design and implementation.

The pre-module covers the following steps and the following survey steps:

Step 1: Decide on the need for a survey

Step 2: Gather background information

Step 3: Define the survey objectives

Step 4: Define geographic area and population group to include

Step 5: Communicate with stakeholders

Step 6: Decide on timing

Step 7: Decide on what measurements to make and data to collect

Step 8: Design the survey

Step 9: Obtain equipment and supplies

Step 10: Design questionnaire

Step 11: Select and train teams

Step 12: Field test questionnaire and procedures

Step 13: Conduct and supervise field work

Step 14: Enter and clean data

Step 15: Check data quality and analyse

Step 16: Write and disseminate report



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SENS Pre-Module – Survey Steps and Sampling                                  fticon_msword fticon_pdf


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All Tools – Combined Download                                                                           fticon_zipfolder

Tool 1 – Survey Budget                                                                                               fticon_msexcel

Tool 2 – Survey Consultant TOR                                                                   fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 3 – List of SENS Indicators                                                                     fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 4a – Dolo SENS Protocol 2013                                                            fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 4b – Dolo SENS Protocol 2013                                                            fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 5 – Dadaab Survey Report 2011                                                        fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 6 – Sampling Decision Tree                                                                   fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 7 – Data Collection Control Sheet                                                    fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 8 – Survey Supplies Planning Tool                                                            fticon_msexcel

Tool 9 – Full SENS Questionnaire                                                                 fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 10 – Survey Team Job Description                                                   fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 11 – Data Analysis Tips                                                                            fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 12 – Trends and Graphs                                                                                  fticon_msexcel

Tool 13 – CDC Calculator Two Surveys                                                           fticon_msexcel

Tool 14 – Weighting Data Tool                                                                              fticon_msexcel

Tool 15 – Preliminary SENS Report Template                                      fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 16 – Full SENS Report Template                                                        fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 17 – Zimbabwe Preliminary SENS Report 2012                       fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 18 – Kakuma Full SENS Report 2012                                              fticon_msword fticon_pdf

Tool 19 – CE-DAT Completeness Checklist                                                   fticon_pdf

Tool 20 –  SENS Report Checklist                                                                         fticon_pdf