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Table 3 Summary of comparison of the three different methods in an urban context, for the main criteria used

From: Don't spin the pen: two alternative methods for second-stage sampling in urban cluster surveys

  Time Computer software/expertise needed Cost Advance preparation
Spin-the-pen +++ - - -
GPS ++ +++ ++ ++
Sample grid + +/- * +/- * +
  1. *Depending on whether software is used vs a hand-drawn grid.