Stan Mierzwa, Samir Souidi, Irene Friedland, Lauren Katzen, Sarah Littlefield
Several years ago, the Information Technology (IT) group at the Population Council was presented with a situation where researchers had a need and knew that some solutions existed, but what was available did not meet their needs. These investigators asked if there was a technology solution to help obtain more accurate responses to survey questions that concerned subject matter of a delicate nature. In response, the IT group built a software/hardware combination solution that both met the needs of the researchers and was accepted by the people who used the systeman illiterate or semi-literate population that perhaps had never…
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