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Interview Mode and Measurement of Sexual Behaviors: Methodological Issues.
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PMID:  23226876     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Studies of sexual and other sensitive behaviors are often fraught with a variety of reporting biases. When IAQs are used to collect data, respondents may underreport certain sensitive behaviors and overreport normative behaviors. SAQs can also pose problems: requiring that respondents be literate and able to follow skip patterns. In recent years, the development of computerized technologies--audio-CASI and T-ACASI--have begun to overcome some of the limitations of IAQs and SAQs. By providing a more private mode for data collection and standardized delivery of all questions, as well as automated skip patterns and range checks, audio-CASI and T-ACASI have been tested in a number of studies and found to be an effective way of reducing response bias, and thus, contributing to a better understanding of the prevalence and patterns of sexual and other sensitive behaviors.
James N Gribble; Heather G Miller; Susan M Rogers; Charles F Turner
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Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of sex research     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1559-8519     ISO Abbreviation:  J Sex Res     Publication Date:  1999 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0062647     Medline TA:  J Sex Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  16-24     Citation Subset:  -    
Research Triangle Institute, Washington, DC.
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R01 HD031067-04/HD/NICHD NIH HHS; R01 MH056318-02/MH/NIMH NIH HHS

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