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Table 3 Response rate and response time of text survey questions n = 18

From: Text messaging as a community-based survey tool: a pilot study

  Questions sent Responses Response rate With free text Median time to response (minutes) Range (minutes)
Medical scenarios 1512 1092 72.2% 94.9% 5 0-905
 Business Hours 671 483 72.0% 92.1% 6 0-747
 Evening/Weekend Hours 841 609 72.4% 96.7% 4 0-905
Health literacy/numeracy questions 72 55 76.4%    
  1. Business Hours: Text questions sent between 8 am-3 pm.
  2. Evening/Weekend Hours: Text questions sent between 4 pm-11 pm.
  3. With free text =% of answered multiple choice text message survey question where participants also included a free text response.