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  9. A full and detailed criteria for recruitment into the incidence study will be developed in time for the study.

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  19. This is based on sample size simulations for a PROBIT estimator for GAM prevalence conducted by Brixton Health and Valid International (documentation available on request).

  20. See Hayes, R J, and S Bennett. “Simple Sample Size Calculation for Cluster-Randomized Trials.” International Journal of Epidemiology 28, no. 2 (April 1999): 319–26. doi:10.1093/ije/28.2.319.

  21. Kaiser, Reinhard, Bradley A Woodruff, Oleg Bilukha, Paul B Spiegel, and Peter Salama. “Using Design Effects From Previous Cluster Surveys to Guide Sample Size Calculation in Emergency Settings.” Disasters 30, no. 2 (May 31, 2006): 199–211. doi:10.1111/j.0361-3666.2006.00315.x.

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