Survey Research Unit (SRU) - Survey Data Collection Options

Centre for Research on Inner City Health - Keenan Research Centre

The SRU offers a variety of data collection modes, including Paper-Assisted Personal Interviewing (PAPI), Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI), Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) and Computer-Assisted Web Interviewing (CAWI). Within these modes, we offer choices for administration of data collection, including: self-administration, interviewer administration, and individual or group administration.

Survey Data Collection Modes

Survey Data Collection Modes

Source: SRU Methods 2010

How to choose the optimal data collection mode for your research project