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Table 2 Feasibility and flare (sensitivity) data in IVR and StudyBuddy

From: Comparison of an interactive voice response system and smartphone application in the identification of gout flares

  IVR (N = 38) StudyBuddy (N = 38) P value
Feasibility (weekly response to interactions or calls), mean % (± SD) 81% (21%) 80% (25%) 0.94
Gout flares
 Weeks with a flare (per patient, mean (± SD) 2.6 (± 2.5) 3.4 (± 3.3) 0.15
 Total flare weeks (% of study time with flares) 27% 35% 0.02
  1. IVR interactive voice response system, StudyBuddy smartphone mobile application