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Table 4 Patients’ rating of feasibility of clinic-ePRO/home-ePRO

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
Did you have any difficulties completing the questionnaire? not at all 82.3 97.8
a little 14.2 2.2
quite a bit 3.5 0.0
Did you have any difficulties handling the electronic device? not at all 92.8 88.9
a little 3.6 8.9
quite a bit 2.7 2.2
very much 0.9 0.0
Did you have any difficulties starting the app or entering your login data?b not at all - 72.7
a little 27.3
How satisfied are you with the presentation of the questionnaire on the screen? very much 91.0 95.5
quite a bit 5.4 2.3
not at all 3.6 2.3
How satisfied are you with the privacy during questionnaire completion?a very much 86.6 -
quite a bit 6.2
a little 2.7
not at all 4.5
   Agreement (%)
   Clinic-ePRO Home-ePRO
N = 113 N = 45
perceived advantages no personal contact needed 11.0 6.7
no drive to the hospital neededb - 42.2
availability of questionnaire at any time 58.9 44.4
low cost 31.5 24.4
feeling of being well cared for at homeb - 57.8
perceived disadvantages handling of the internet is so difficult 0.0 1.4
the technical requirements are too extensive 1.4 2.2
does not come up to my individual situation 30.1 8.9
too complex/confusing 2.7 0.0
too impersonal 57.5 13.3
Overall, how satisfied are you with electronic quality of life assessment at home?b Ø (SD, range) 9.1 (1.14, 5–10)
  1. aN = 113 patients at the Medical University of Innsbruck
  2. bN = 45 patients at the Kufstein County Hospital