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Table 8 Sample size and notes on data collection

From: Preferences and skills of Indian public sector teachers

  Sample sizes   
District Standard students Para- teachers Randomisation Notes on conditions
Almora 43 49 50% of both groups randomised from student register Chairs, but no tables.
Chamoli 62 56 Questionnaires distributed in classrooms in random fashion Standard students had chairs, no tables. Para-teachers sat on the floor.
Dehradun 51 41 50% of both groups randomised from student register Most students had chairs and tables, some just chairs.
Haridwar 63 43 50% of both groups randomised by staff, criteria unknown. Chairs, but no tables.
Nainital 50 47 50% of both groups randomised by staff, criteria unknown. Chairs and tables.
Rudraprayag 86 0 All standard students present were included. Only 8 para-teachers enrolled in the school, and thus not covered. Chairs, but no tables.
Udham Singh Nagar 71 42 All standard students present included, half of para-teachers covered (one randomly selected classroom out of two). Chairs and tables.
Total 426 278