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Table 1 Characteristics of the 99 patients who participated in the IVR pilot study

From: Pilot study of an interactive voice response system to improve medication refill compliance

  Participated in follow-up survey:
  Yes (N = 38) No (N = 61) All (N = 99)
  N % N % N %
Female 20 52.6 27 44.3 47 47.5
Male 18 47.4 34 55.7 52 52.5
< 60 yrs 2 5.3 5 8.2 7 7.1
60–69 yrs 7 18.4 14 23.0 21 21.2
70–79 yrs 17 44.7 28 45.9 45 45.5
> 80 yrs 12 31.6 14 23.0 26 26.3
Primary language:       
   French 24 63.2 48 78.7 72 72.7
   English 14 36.8 13 21.3 27 27.3
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Active prescriptions 16.4 14.1 15.9 13.0 16.1 13.3
Active prescriptions for chronic disease targeted by study 5.2 3.8 5.9 4.8 5.6 4.4