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Table 1 Survey questions evaluating acceptability of the electronic auto-injector

From: Treatment adherence with the easypod™ growth hormone electronic auto-injector and patient acceptance: survey results from 824 children and their parents

Question Response options
How easy do you find the preparation steps of easypod™? 1 Very easy 2 Easy 3 Average 4 Not easy 5 Not easy at all
How long does it normally take you to prepare your growth hormone injection with easypod™? 1 Very short 2 Short 3 Average 4 Long 5 Very long
How long does it normally take you to inject Saizen using easypod™? 1 Very short 2 Short 3 Average 4 Long 5 Very long
For each injection site, which setting for the needle insertion depth do you prefer?      
   Thighs Low Medium High Not applicable
   Belly Low Medium High Not applicable
   Buttocks Low Medium High Not applicable
   Arms Low Medium High Not applicable
Which setting for the injection speed do you prefer? Low Medium High   
Did the injection with easypod™ hurt? Yes No    
   If yes, did the injection hurt as much as you thought it would? 1 Much less 2 Less 3 Average 4 More 5 Much more
Has easypod™ been easy to use? 1 Very easy 2 Easy 3 Average 4 Not easy 5 Not easy at all
Did you feel comfortable using easypod™? 1 Very comfortable 2 Comfortable 3 Average 4 Not comfortable 5 Not comfortable at all
If you had a choice, would you continue to use easypod™? Yes No    
Do you think easypod™ is easy to hold/grip? 1 Very easy 2 Easy 3 Average 4 Not easy 5 Not easy at all
Do you think easypod™ is compact/portable? 1 Very compact 2 Compact 3 Average 4 Not compact 5 Not compact at all
Do you think easypod™ has an attractive/nice design? 1 Very attractive 2 Attractive 3 Average 4 Not attractive 5 Not attractive at all
Do you think it is easy to change the cartridge on easypod™? 1 Very easy 2 Easy 3 Average 4 Not easy 5 Not easy at all
Do you think it is easy to change the needle on easypod™? 1 Very easy 2 Easy 3 Average 4 Not easy 5 Not easy at all
Do you think injection using the easypod™ is quiet? 1 Silent 2 Quiet 3 Average 4 Quite noisy 5 Noisy