Field Epidemiology Training Program
Preventive Medicine Department, Ministry of Health, Riyadh,
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Outline of Study Protocol / Proposal for short studies and Long Project
This section (around one page double-spaced) is similar to the introduction of
a published scientific paper. The introduction should include:
Study Design: including time period for study
Definition : Operational definitions of case, control, cohort, exposure, outcome, inclusion and exclusion criteria
This section should briefly describe folowings on 1-2 pages
Data Analysis Plan
Briefly how the data will be coded, entered in computer and software to used.
Briefly describe the type of analyses to be performed and statistical tests to be
Type of reports, target audience and time line.
Indicate the cost of manpower, travel, stationery and equipment needed to carry
out the study