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Table 1 Views on medical app use

From: Are Austrian practitioners ready to use medical apps? Results of a validation study

Items Do not agree Neutral Agree Mean SD
n % n % n %
In my opinion, the use of medical apps during the medical consultation disturbs the relationship with the patient. 26 17.2 35 23.2 90 59.6 2.42 0.77
I give patients the opportunity to contact me by phone. 46 30.5 30 19.9 75 49.7 2.19 0.88
I give patients the opportunity to contact me via Internet-based means of communication. 53 35.1 27 17.9 71 47.0 2.12 0.90
I do not use medical apps in everyday medical practice. 59 39.1 23 15.2 69 45.7 2.07 0.92
I could not imagine everyday medical practice without the use of medical apps. 91 60.3 32 21.2 28 18.5 1.58 0.79