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Table 2 General correlation between responses of PDA and paper self applied questionnaires (first survey)

From: Handheld computers for self-administered sensitive data collection: A comparative study in Peru

Nominal or categorical questions: N Agreement K coefficient P
Last 12 months, secretion from penis/bad smelling vaginal discharge 173 84.2% 0.54 < 0.0001
Last 12 months, sores or ulcers in penis or genitals 180 93.7% 0.43 < 0.0001
Have you ever had sexual intercourse 177 87.9% 0.67 < 0.0001
Pregnancy ended in an abortion a 63 95.2% 0.81 < 0.0001
Spontaneous abortions in the first three months of pregnancy a 63 95.2% 0.76 < 0.0001
Have you ever had sexual relation with a prostitute b 95 94.4% 0.86 < 0.0001
Have you ever had sexual relation with a transvestite or man b 95 86.3% 0.48 < 0.0001
Last sexual partner, male or female b 73 98.5% 0.79 < 0.0001
Last sexual partner, how long know this person before you had first sex 129 70.5% 0.63 < 0.0001
Numeric questions: N Agreement Spearman R P
Age of first sexual intercourse 129 79.8% 0.95 < 0.0001
Number of different people you have had sex in your life 122 79.1% 0.93 < 0.0001
Last 3 months, how many times you had sex with your last partner 31 67.7% 0.76 < 0.0001
Last 3 months, how many times you did not use condoms with your last partner 7 57.1% 0.81 < 0.05
  1. a Question only applied for women.
  2. b Question only applied for men.