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Table 1 Results of telephone calls among men who have sex with men, 2018–2019

From: Telephone peer recruitment and interviewing during a respondent-driven sampling (RDS) survey: feasibility and field experience from the first phone-based RDS survey among men who have sex with men in Côte d’Ivoire

   n %
  Registered phone numbers 576 100.0
EF Respondent unable to be reached, no contact after initial registration 20 3.5
EF Respondent could not be reached after appointment (questionnaire started or not) 10 1.7
EF Wrong phone number given when making an appointment 9 1.6
OT Language barrier with the respondent 1 0.2
OT Respondent was not living in Côte d’Ivoire 1 0.2
OT Respondent was younger than 18 years old 1 0.2
  Individuals interviewed 534 92.6
 
  Individuals interviewed 534 100.0
OT Respondent reported never having had sex with a man 16 2.8
EF Respondent discontinued questionnaire 0 0.0
  Completed questionnaires 518 97.2
   
  Overall execution failure rate(Eligible individuals with off-target persons excluded) 7.0
  1. EF Execution Failures; OT Off Target
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