Needle-Exchange Programs

Publication Title: 
American Journal of Public Health

OBJECTIVES: This study assessed the differential effects of face-to-face interviewing and audio-computer assisted self-interviewing (audio-CASI) on categories of questions. METHODS: Syringe exchange program participants (n = 1417) completed face-to-face interviews or audio-CASI. The questionnaire was categorized into the groups "stigmatized behaviors," "neutral behaviors," and "psychological distress." Interview modes were compared for questions from each category.

Author(s): 
Newman, Jessica Clark
Des Jarlais, Don C.
Turner, Charles F.
Gribble, Jay
Cooley, Phillip
Paone, Denise
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