Healthcare Surveys and Medical Research Surveys – Identifying Target Population and Sample Size for Your Healthcare Related Survey

When planning your healthcare survey or medical research survey, you will need to identify the group of patients that you would like to gather your data from. Because the target population (all patients that had a surgery in a particular hospital) can be very large, it can be cost prohibitive to gather data from all of them. In this case, it is common to take a sample of the total group and use it to generalize the findings to the target population. Continue reading