Table 1

Number of subjects at each stage of the recruitment and interview process

RESULTSN (%*)
Total no. of households telephoned26 210 (100)
Households not eligible9885 (38)
Nonresidential numbers, numbers not in service2484 (10)
Households with a language barrier137 (1)
Subtotal of households not eligible12 506 (48)
No. of households now eligible (26 210 minus 12 506)13 704 (100)
No answer, line busy, respondent not available6539 (48)
Refusal to participate6128 (45)
Mid-interview refusal to continue29 (<1)
No. of interviews excluded (to meet regional quotas)115 (1)
Subtotal of incomplete interviews12 811 (93)
Net complete interviews (13 704 minus 12 811)893
Net completion rate (893/[26 210 minus 12 506])893 (7)
Completion rate (893/[13 704 minus 6539])893 (12)
  • * Percentages might not add to 100 due to rounding.