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Table 4 Answer correction types per question type, nature, and structure

From: Paradata analyses to inform population-based survey capture of pregnancy outcomes: EN-INDEPTH study

Question characteristics n Flat (simple) Impulsive Zigzag correction Flat zigzag correction
n % n % n % n %
Overall 250,608 212,057 84.6 11,438 4.6 13,288 5.3 13,825 5.5
Type
 Single-select 147,157 123,818 84.1 7613 5.2 10,124 6.9 5602 3.8
 Multi-select 86 47 54.7 4 4.7 6 7.0 29 33.7
 Numerical computational 101,607 86,850 85.5 3604 3.5 3080 3.0 8073 7.9
 Date-related 1691 1290 76.3 213 12.6 76 4.5 112 6.6
 Free-text 67 52 77.6 4 6.0 2 3.0 9 13.4
Nature
 Regular 221,447 188,670 85.2 9917 4.5 10,774 4.9 12,086 5.5
 Death-related 22,628 17,871 78.9 1390 6.1 1905 8.4 1462 6.5
 TOP-related 6533 5516 84.4 131 2.0 609 9.3 277 4.2
Structure
 Built-in error notification 99,532 85,244 85.6 3492 3.5 2979 3.0 7817 7.9
 No built-in error notification 151,076 126,813 83.9 7946 5.3 10,309 6.8 6008 4.0