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Table 1 Participant experience with ACASI mode of inquiry in cross-sectional sexual behaviour survey

From: Evaluating audio computer assisted self-interviews in urban south African communities: evidence for good suitability and reduced social desirability bias of a cross-sectional survey on sexual behaviour

  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