RTC/OM HCBS Measurement Education Modules

Sampling & Recruitment Problems - Case Study

A provider organization wants to measure the extent to which adults with brain injury they serve are included in their community. They recruit participants from their organization by posting contact information on their website and requesting interested individuals contact them.

  • What sampling strategy was used?
  • What might be an advantage to using this approach?
  • How likely Ii the sample to be representative of the population of adults with TBI the organization serves?
  • How might the measurement results be biased?