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Table 17 Systems complexity

From: Towards pervasive computing in health care – A literature review

  n (%) References
Single-component system 38 (57%)  
   Conventional mobile devices 13 (19%) [26, 29, 63, 70, 71, 78, 8083, 8588, 91]
   Wearables 10 (15%) [24, 31, 41, 42, 46, 47, 51, 52, 5557, 62]
   Implanted devices 1 (1%) [58]
   Stationary devices 14 (21%) [21, 27, 3235, 37, 6568, 72, 77, 79]
Two-component system 27 (40%)  
   Conventional mobile devices and wearables 9 (13%) [22, 43, 44, 4850, 54, 57, 60, 73]
   Conventional mobile and stationary devices 10 (15%) [13, 36, 40, 61, 64, 69, 7476, 84]
   Wearables and stationary devices 7 (10%) [21, 23, 38, 39, 45, 53]
   Implanted and stationary devices 1 (1%) [59]
Three-component system   
   Conventional mobile and stationary devices and wearables 2 (3%) [28, 30]
  1. Note: No multiple entries. The allocation of systems is unique.