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Table 4 Test-retest reliability of sex behavior variables

From: HIV Risk Behavior Self-Report Reliability at Different Recall Periods

Risk behavior variable 30 days recall 3 months recall 6 months recall
All sex variablesa .817
15 (1040)
.86–.89
.949
6 (361)
.94–.96
.822
5 (289)
.78–.86
Vaginal sex onlya .836
13 (759)
.81–.86
.968
4 (172)
.96–.98
.616
4 (132)
.49–.72
Anal sexa .897
2 (102)
.85–.93
  .577
3 (122)
.44–.69
Oral sexa .768
4 (215)
.71–.82
.897
5(192)
.86–.92
.610
2 (73)
.44–.74
Number of partnersa .786
14 (973)
.76–.81
.848
3 (282)
.81–.88
.930
4 (314)
.91–.94
  1. Cells were left empty where data were not available
  2. aLine 1 contains estimated population correlation. Line 2 contains the number of correlations, and the total sample size in parenthesis. Line 3 contains the 95% confidence intervals of the estimated population correlation