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ACASI Technology Utilized by Tufts Nutrition Collaborative

ACASI Software DemoACASI stands for Audio computer-assisted self-interview, and the TNC Study uses a computerized ACASI system specifically designed for the study. This system allows participants to privately answer sensitive questions via a laptop computer. Audio is provided in both English and Spanish.

View ACASI brochure.

For more information on the ACASI system, contact Scott Sughrue at or by phone (617.636.2471).

 

ACASI - Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interview - Sample Screens

Our ACASI system offers a variety of question types.

Multiple Choice:
Yes/No, True/False, etc.

For this question type, the participant can only select one answer.

The participant may change the answer as many times as desired.

Pictures can also be incorporated.

Multiple Choice Questions:
Select One

For this question type, the participant can only select one answer from a list of options.

The participant may change the answer as many times as desired.

Multiple Choice Questions:
Select All That Apply

For this question type, the participant can select more than one answer from a list of options.

The participant may select as many additional answers as desired, and may change the answer(s) as many times as desired.

 

Graphic Questions

Pictures can also be included in multiple-choice questions as shown in this example.

Graphic Questions

This question used pictures of HIV medications.

This example was used as an interviewer-administered question where multiple medications could be selected and confirmed by the interviewer.

Scale Questions

For this question type, the participant clicks at a point on the scale causing a red arrow to appear.

The participant may change the answer as many times as desired.

Keypad Questions

For this question type, an on-screen keypad can be used to enter a numeric value.

The participant may click on the 'X' button to erase the current value, and may change the answer(s) as many times as desired.

Clicking on the forward arrow can validate the answer. If the answer is questionable or out of a defined range, a warning can appear.

Text Entry Questions

The final section of the questionnaire may include some text entry screens based on the previous responses that the participant selected.

The Interviewer would read the question on the screen to the participant, and type the response(s) into the appropriate field(s).

Reports

Immediate feedback can be provided to the participant and/or the interviewer in the form of an on-screen report.

An individual text file can also be created to store the report.

For more information on the ACASI system,
contact Scott Sughrue at or by phone (617.636.2471).

 

 

 

 

 

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