Table 1

Participant experience with ACASI mode of inquiry in cross-sectional sexual behaviour survey
n %
N 798
Ease
Very easy 536 67.2
Somewhat easy 149 18.7
Somewhat difficult 84 10.5
Very difficult 28 3.5
I don’t know 1 0.1
Confidentiality
Very private 708 88.7
Somewhat private 61 7.6
No privacy 26 3.3
I don’t know 3 0.4
Truthfulness
Answered all truthfully 683 85.6
Answered most truthfully 84 10.5
Answered some truthfully, some dishonestly 13 1.6
Answered most dishonestly 9 1.1
Answered all dishonestly 7 0.9
I don’t know 2 0.3
Preferred mode of inquiry
Touch screen computer with ACASI 658 82.5
Researcher-administered verbal questionnaire 66 8.3
Self-administered written questionnaire 38 4.8
Telephonic survey 36 4.5
I don’t know 0 0.0

Beauclair et al.

Beauclair et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2013 13:11   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-13-11

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