In the UAE, we decided this was not possible and used a random street intercept method
. This was partly also because the length of the survey, at around 40 minutes, traditionally requires face-to-face contact.
To access participants, we used the street intercept method
, a nonprobability sampling technique whereby people are approached on the street and asked if they are prepared to allocate a few minutes to complete an anonymous questionnaire (Simbayi et al., 2006).