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Table 9 Pre-study PDA survey. Ownership and usage.

From: Evidence-based medicine among internal medicine residents in a community hospital program using smart phones

PDA Usage PostPGY1 (n = 36) n (%) Interns (n = 24) n (%)
PDA owners 16 (44%) 4 (17%)
Owned PDA > 1 year 10 (62%) 0
Owned PDA < 1 year 6 (38%) 4 (100%)
Training on PDAs use none none
Daily users 13 (81%) 2 (50%)
Using > 10 times/day 2 (12%) 1 (25%)
Use 5–10 times/day 8 (50%) 0
Use < 5 times/day 3 (19%) 1 (25%)