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Table 2 Patients’ basic habits regarding their personal use of the internet

From: Evaluation of electronic patient-reported outcome assessment with cancer patients in the hospital and at home

   Agreement (%)
  Clinic-ePRO Home-ePRO
N = 113 N = 45
Personal internet use yes 81.4 77.8
Frequency of internet usea several times per week 66.4 51.1
several times per month 7.1 15.6
less than once per month 8.8 6.7
no internet use 15.0 20.0
  missing 2.7 2,2
Used internet-ready devicec laptop 53.1 51.1
personal computer 50.4 35.6
smart phone 45.1 8.9
tablet-PC 26.5 20.0
Internet activitiesc information search 74.3 71.1
reading and writing e-mailsb 82.2 53.3
online shopping 45.1 31.1
online banking/bookingb 72.6 31.1
entertainmentb 67.1 28.9
social media 40.7 15.6
Number of pursued internet activities no internet activities 18.6 17.8
1 activity 11.5 17.8
2-3 activities 28.3 28.9
4 or more activities 41.6 33.3
  1. aN = 152, as data from 6 patients is missing
  2. bN = 117, as data from 41 patients is missing
  3. cMultiple answers allowed for each patient