Table 1

Characteristics of the 99 patients who participated in the IVR pilot study

Participated in follow-up survey:

Yes (N = 38)

No (N = 61)

All (N = 99)

N

%

N

%

N

%


Female

20

52.6

27

44.3

47

47.5

Male

18

47.4

34

55.7

52

52.5

< 60 yrs

2

5.3

5

8.2

7

7.1

60–69 yrs

7

18.4

14

23.0

21

21.2

70–79 yrs

17

44.7

28

45.9

45

45.5

> 80 yrs

12

31.6

14

23.0

26

26.3

Primary language:

French

24

63.2

48

78.7

72

72.7

English

14

36.8

13

21.3

27

27.3

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Active prescriptions

16.4

14.1

15.9

13.0

16.1

13.3

Active prescriptions for chronic disease targeted by study

5.2

3.8

5.9

4.8

5.6

4.4


Reidel et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8:46   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-8-46

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