TABLE 4. Participants’ Preferences for IVR mLearning System, Senegal 2013 (N = 20)
PreferencesNo. (%)
Preferred frequency of prompt texts
 More than once a day6 (30)
 Once a day* 13 (65)
 Every 2–3 days1 (5)
20 questions included in the course was:
 Too many1 (5)
 Right amount10 (50)
 Too few9 (45)
Preferred maximum number of questions to answer per day
 1–23 (15)
 3–4* 13 (65)
 5–94 (20)
Preferred number of times question must be answered correctly before being retired
 More than 2 times6 (30)
 Two times* 12 (60)
 Only once2 (10)
Amount of information in the explanations was:
 Too much9 (45)
 Right amount11 (55)
 Too little0 (0)
Course duration of 8 weeks was:
 Too long11 (55)
 Right amount9 (45)
 Too short0 (0)
  • * Asterisked items indicate the frequency or amount used in the pilot mLearning course.