Table 4

Numbers of identified problems, by detailed problem type, design condition and questionnaire topic.1

Acculturation Items2

Physical Activity Items2

Spanish; short time

Spanish; longer time

English; longer time

Spanish; short time

Spanish; longer time

English; longer time


1) Interviewer difficulty

8

6

6

1

0

0

2) Question wording

11

12

9

10

7

3

3) Question structure

1

0

0

0

0

0

4) Recall and judgment

0

0

0

1

4

5

5) Response selection

6

3

4

1

0

0

6) Translation

2

2

0

1

1

0

7) Other

0

0

0

TOTAL # problems

28

23

19

14

12

8


1 In this table we include all problems, even when only one respondent expressed a concern.

2 Spanish; short time = respondents who preferred to complete interviews in Spanish and who lived in the U.S. less than 5 years. Spanish; longer time = respondents who preferred to complete interviews in Spanish and who lived in the U.S. 15 years or more. English; longer time = respondents who preferred to complete interviews in English and who lived in the U.S. 15 years or more

Berrigan et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:481   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-481

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