The feasibility of cell phone based electronic diaries for STI/HIV research

  title={The feasibility of cell phone based electronic diaries for STI/HIV research},
  author={Devon Hensel and J. Dennis Fortenberry and Jaroslaw Harezlak and Dorothy Craig},
  booktitle={BMC medical research methodology},
BACKGROUND Self-reports of sensitive, socially stigmatized or illegal behavior are common in STI/HIV research, but can raise challenges in terms of data reliability and validity. The use of electronic data collection tools, including ecological momentary assessment (EMA), can increase the accuracy of this information by allowing a participant to self-administer a survey or diary entry, in their own environment, as close to the occurrence of the behavior as possible. In this paper, we evaluate… CONTINUE READING
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