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Table 3 Satisfaction measures comparing IVR and StudyBuddy

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

Technology satisfaction measures IVR StudyBuddy P value
Ease of use (0–10; very easy to very difficult), mean (± SD) 1.63 (± 2.5) 0.58 (± 1.2) 0.13
Did not disrupt activity (i.e., nonintrusive), N (%) 31 (81.6%) 37 (97.4%) 0.03
Convenience of alerts, N (%) 27 (72.9%) 36 (94.7%) 0.01
Preference of reporting via device compared to clinic visit, N (%) 32 (86.5%) 35 (92.1%) 0.32
Satisfaction with frequency of contact, N (%) 34 (89.5%) 34 (89.5%) 1.00
Willing to use in future, N (%) 34 (89.5%) 36 (97.3%) 0.16
  1. IVR interactive voice response system, StudyBuddy smartphone mobile application
  2. Missing data n = 1