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Table 5 Cross-tab for study group and type of use of e-health and m-health tools among older adults

From: The use of e-health and m-health tools in health promotion and primary prevention among older adults: a systematic literature review

Study groupa Type of use of e-health and m-health tools N (%) Reference index in Additional file 2
No specific study group Tool without program - -
Computer tailored lifestyle program 5 (25) 2, 6, 9, 17, 44
Program providing support/feedback 3 (15) 4, 7, 16
Online health information 4 (20) 40
Telehealth 8 (40) 20, 21, 30, 31, 32, 33, 39, 41
Women only Tool without program 1 (33.3) 26
Computer tailored lifestyle program - -
Program providing support/feedback 2 (66.7) 3, 10
Online health information - -
Telehealth - -
With risk/indication of specific disease Tool without program - -
Computer tailored lifestyle program 1 (33.3) 35
Program providing support/feedback - -
Online health information 1 (33.3) 19
Telehealth 1 (33.3) 45
Physical conditions (overweight) Tool without program - -
Computer tailored lifestyle program 10 (71.4) 6, 12, 18, 22, 25, 27, 28, 29, 37, 43
Program providing support/feedback 3 (21.4) 10, 11, 34
Online health information - -
Telehealth 1 (7.1) 13
(Risk) Behaviors-lifestyle Tool without program - -
Computer tailored lifestyle program 2 (66.7) 14, 24
Program providing support/feedback 1 (33.3) 23
Online health information - -
Telehealth - -
Specific cultural group Tool without program - -
Computer tailored lifestyle program 1 (33.3) 15
Program providing support/feedback - -
Online health information 1 (33.3) 5
Telehealth 1 (33.3) 42
Based on setting: In clinics/community Tool without program - -
Computer tailored lifestyle program - -
Program providing support/feedback - -
Online health information - -
Telehealth 1 (100) 8
Low computer knowledge Tool without program - -
Computer tailored lifestyle program - -
Program providing support/feedback - -
Online health information 1(100) 38
Telehealth - -
  1. The sum of N per category can exceed 45 as papers can be classified in multiple sub-categories. aAll groups are older adults (at least 50 years old)