Table 1

Sample characteristics (N = 6433, missing data n = 17)
Text-message reminder group Telephone reminder group p
Patient mean age (yrs) (SD) 44.2 (12.4) 44.5 (12.7) 0.28
Patient gender, female n (%) 1732 (53.1) 1736 (54.8) 0.17
Health professional status n (%)
   - Junior doctor 2422 (74.2) 2313 (73.0) 0.06
   - Senior doctor 769 (23.6) 805 (25.4)
   - Psychologists or psychiatrist 37 (1.1) 20 (0.6)
   - Nurse 36 (1.1) 30 (0.9)

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Junod Perron et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:125   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-125

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