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Table 3 Association between WHOMS acceptability and patients' characteristics

From: A Wireless Health Outcomes Monitoring System (WHOMS): development and field testing with cancer patients using mobile phones

  Univariate logistic regression models results   Multivariate logistic regression model results  
Characteristics OR (95% CI) P* OR (95% CI) P*
Gender 1.06 (0.45–2.54) NS --  
Age (years) 0.88 (0.83–0.92) 0.000 0.91 (0.85–0.97) 0.005
Years of education 1.50 (1.27–1.77) 0.000 1.32 (1.07–1.62) 0.008
Primary tumor site    --  
   Colon-rectum 1 --   
   Uterine or ovarian 0.82 (0.23–2.91) NS   
   Breast 1.18 (0.44–3.14) NS   
   Other 1.64 (0.49–5.51) NS   
Setting/surgical unit    --  
   Senology 1 --   
   Gynaecologic 0.70 (0.20–2.44) NS   
   Endoscopy 1.05 (0.30–3.62) NS   
   Colo-rectal 0.62 (0.19–2.00) NS   
   Melanoma & sarcoma 1.68 (0.48–5.84) NS   
Communication technology use     
   Mobile phone 9.16 (2.42–34.64) 0.001 --  
   Sent SMS messages 41.17 (8.93–189.66) 0.000 --  
   Internet 12.33 (3.87–39.32) 0.000 --  
   Email 12.67 (3.50–45.87) 0.000 --  
FCT score -- -- 2.73 (1.38–5.43) 0.004
  1. *Wald test