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Table 3 Statements supporting the use of telemedical devices

From: Is telemonitoring an option against shortage of physicians in rural regions? attitude towards telemedical devices in the North Rhine-Westphalian health survey, Germany

answer categories early recognition less visits self monitoring incentive
  men women men women men women men women
  n % n % n % n % n % n % n % n %
completely true 430 56.4 391 54.5 417 54.7 447 62.3 255 33.4 267 37.2 189 24.8 187 26.1
true 235 30.8 235 32.8 198 26.0 156 21.8 272 35.6 249 34.7 226 29.6 227 31.7
half/half 24 3.1 22 3.1 24 3.1 16 2.2 34 4.5 44 6.1 52 6.8 39 5.4
less true 46 6.0 37 5.2 73 9.6 66 9.2 137 18.0 112 15.6 215 28.2 184 25.7
not true 6 0.8 11 1,5 35 4.6 25 3.5 40 5.2 31 4.3 63 8.3 62 8.6
don't know 15 2.0 19 2.6 12 1.6 5 0.7 14 1.8 12 1.7 12 1.6 15 2.1
not specified 7 0.9 2 0.3 4 0.5 2 0.3 11 1.4 2 0.3 6 0.8 3 0.4
total* 763 100.0 717 100.0 763 100.0 717 100.0 763 100.0 717 100.0 763 100.0 717 100.0
  1. * 1449 persons who have not used telemedical devices until the interview was conducted, but approved the use, plus 31 persons who already used those devices personally and would do so again in the future (n = 1480)