Simple Sampling for SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Hidalgo

  •  Lucia V. P. Torres    
  •  Juan B. Guerrero Escamilla    


Throughout the history of our country, different policies have left an incentive for favorable changes, however, none by itself has managed to combat the problems of chronic malnutrition, to which the current pandemic is added. The state of Hidalgo is in a nutritional transition, with persistent child undernutrition and the predominance of chronic diseases associated with malnutrition (undernutrition, overweight and obesity). Part of this research aims to contribute (in a second phase) to the adequacy of current public policy in the fight against malnutrition and, of course, to the current needs experienced by the SARS-CoV-2 infection contingency. This work develops the application of simple sampling and the stages involved in this statistical tool, whose objective is to establish which part of the reality under study should be studied in order to make inferences about a given population. From the period contemplated between April 28, 2020 and March 8, 2022, the 84 municipalities of the state of Hidalgo reported a total of 86,124 confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection, from which a sample size of 1,054 subjects has been calculated (representativeness of 91.35% of the target population). The correct application of mathematics in the context of health should allow us to enjoy good health, especially if these results are focused on the promotion and prevention of diseases and their complications; mathematics has surpassed the frontiers of knowledge in various areas and its implementation in this case with respect to public policy and nutrition.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-7032
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-7040
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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