The Reliability of ACASI Data Collection in Zimbabwe

Sponsor: US National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Protocol Summary: Research on the measurement of HIV risk demonstrates that interview mode can affect reporting; however, few studies have applied these findings to assessment sof hormonal contraceptive use. This study examined how audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI) influenced reports of hormonal contraceptive use and pregnancy among Zimbabwean women.

Years: 2000 – 2003

Investigator: Tsungai Chipato, MBChB, FRCOG, MCE

Location: Spilhaus CRS


Completed Study


Minnis AM, Muchini A, Shiboski S, Mwale M, Morrision C, Chipato T, et al. (2007) Audio computer-assisted self-interviewing in reproductive health research: reliability assessment among women in Harare, Zimbabwe. Contraception; 75 (1): 59-65.

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