Chronic diseases and health promotion

STEPS Manual

Planning and Set Up

There are essential tasks which are needed during the planning and preparation of STEPS survey and they are described in-depth in this section of the manual.

Recruiting staff, identifying the scope of the survey, developing an implementation plan and a budget, adapting the STEPS Instrument, translating the materials, applying for ethical approval, what equipment to use, timeframes and scheduling data collection are all covered in the first section. Sampling procedures are extensively covered in the second section, which provides countries with guidelines and tools for developing a sampling frame and sample design selection.

Click on Part 2 to download the entire Part or select each individual section from the list below.