is used by the World Health Organisation as new sampling methodology to document status of anti-polio coverage and areas of weak coverage with statistical reliability.
An official said that the World Health Organisation had been using the LQAS
as new sampling methodology under the GPEI to document status of anti-polio coverage and areas of weak coverage with statistical reliability.
In a similar study using LQAS
technique by Pradeep et al. the overall immunization coverage was 84.21%, and all the sub centers had high performance for immunization.
Interest of LQAS
method in a survey of HTLV-I infection in Benin (West Africa).
Weiss W LC, Davis R., Assessing Community Health Programs: A Trainer's Guide: Using LQAS
for Baseline Surveys and Regular Monitoring.
* SampleLQ (a sample size calculator for LQAS
'Mr Atta said that as most of the district administrations claim that they achieve 98pc target, the lot quality assurance samples (LQAS
) would be considered to declare the campaigns successful.
All health zones included in the Tanganyika clustered lot quality assurance sampling (LQAS
) surveys passed the criteria for acceptable SIA performance at the 80% threshold (8).
and PCM results since April 2017 have shown overall high coverage of above 95% and pass rate and environmental samples have also started turning increasingly green despite high transmission season.
Sampling technique: Lot Quality Assurance Sampling Technique (LQAS
) to calculate the required total sample population and the number of children required for each lot (sub-centre).