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Table 4 Summary of RCTs assessing patient preference

From: A review of randomized controlled trials comparing the effectiveness of hand held computers with paper methods for data collection

Study (Author, Year) Proportion of Patients with a Preference (# [%])
  PDA Paper No Preference
Drummond HE et al., 1995 39 26/46 (57) 6/46 (13) 14/46 (30)
Tiplady B et al., 1997 38 13/22 (59) 4/22 (18) 5/22 (23)
Stratton RJ et al., 1998 37 5/13 (38) 7/13 (54) 1/13 (8)
Walker I et al.,2004
Arnold E et al., 2005 32
(Follow-up qualitative study)
10/10 (100) 0/10 (0) 0/10 (0)