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Table 3 Preference Questionnaire: Frequencies and Percentages for Each Response Option (N = 27)

From: Psychometric evaluation of the Diabetes Injection Device Experience Questionnaire (DID-EQ) and Diabetes Injection Device Preference Questionnaire (DID-PQ)

  Current Device   Previous Device
Item Strongly Prefer Prefer No Preference Prefer Strongly Prefer
1. Ease of preparing the injection device and medication for use 14 (51.9%) 5 (18.5%) 2 (7.4%) 1 (3.7%) 5 (18.5%)
2. Ease of fitting the injection into your routine 16 (59.3%) 4 (14.8%) 3 (11.1%) 1 (3.7%) 3 (11.1%)
3. Ease of bringing the injection device with you when it is necessary to inject away from home 8 (29.6%) 8 (29.6%) 7 (25.9%) 3 (11.1%) 1 (3.7%)
4. Confidence that the injection device provides the correct dose of medication every time 8 (29.6%) 8 (29.6%) 7 (25.9%) 3 (11.1%) 1 (3.7%)
5. Confidence that you are using the injection device correctly 12 (44.4%) 5 (18.5%) 8 (29.6%) 2 (7.4%) 0 (0%)
6. The size of the needle 11 (40.7%) 5 (18.5%) 7 (25.9%) 1 (3.7%) 3 (11.1%)
7. The time it takes to prepare and inject each dose of medication 12 (44.4%) 4 (14.8%) 5 (18.5%) 2 (7.4%) 4 (14.8%)
8. Overall satisfaction with the injection device 13 (48.1%) 5 (18.5%) 2 (7.4%) 5 (18.5%) 2 (7.4%)
9. Overall ease of using the injection device 15 (55.6%) 3 (11.1%) 3 (11.1%) 3 (11.1%) 3 (11.1%)
10. Overall convenience of using the injection device 17 (63.0%) 3 (11.1%) 2 (7.4%) 3 (11.1%) 2 (7.4%)