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Table 5 Satisfaction with and demand for the SMS content

From: Effects of and satisfaction with short message service reminders for patient medication adherence: a randomized controlled study

Satisfaction with SMS content (Nā€‰=ā€‰763) Weighted mean SD
The SMS clearly describes the frequency of medication use. 3.8 0.7
The SMS clearly describes the method of medication use. 3.8 0.7
Frequency of SMSs received 3.1 1.0
Satisfaction with the precision of wording in the SMS 4.2 0.9
Satisfaction with the understandability of the content of the SMS 4.2 0.8
Satisfaction with medication use privacy in the SMS 4.2 0.9
Overall satisfaction with the SMS 4.3 0.7
Demand for SMS content (Nā€‰=ā€‰763) Weighted mean SD
Demand for SMS clearly displaying the frequency of medication 2.8 1.0
Demand for SMS clearly showing method of medication 2.5 0.9
Demand for SMS clearly displaying the medication dose 2.9 0.9
Frequency of SMSs received 2.7 0.9
  1. SMS: Short message service.
  2. A 5-point Likert scale, ranging from 1, not at all necessary/extremely unsatisfied, to 5, highly necessary/extremely satisfied.