Table 5

Results of the questionnaire to get information about the experiences of patients after performing a computer-assisted interview

Number of patients

N = 98


Age

58 ± 16 [18-89]

M – F

57/41

Never used a computer before:

- men

40%

- women

48%

Was it easy to understand the questions and answer them?

- Yes

74%

- No (for some questions)

24%

- No (for most of the questions)

2%

If no, what questions were not easy to understand or to answer?

- Questions regarding medication

74%

- Questions regarding family history

21%

- Questions regarding cancer

5%

What describes your experience with the Computer-assisted interview best:

- It is worthwhile to do since it is good for my further treatment

69%

- It is not helpful

10%

- Questions too personal

3%

- Takes too much time

3%

- Did not select an answer to this query

15%


Zakim et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8:50   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-8-50

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