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Table 2 Occurrences of DNA as per weekdays and weekends

From: Impact of pre-appointment contact and short message service alerts in reducing ‘Did Not Attend’ (DNA) rate on rapid access new patient breast clinics: a DGH perspective

  Pre-intervention (Cycle 1) Post-intervention (Cycle 2) p-value
Weekdays
 Attended clinic (total) 3230 1573 < 0.00001
 DNA (total) 289 69
Weekends
 Attended clinic (total) 27 132 0.140
 DNA (total) 3 5
Weekdays
 Attended clinic (Male) 206 103 1.000
 DNA (Male) 14 7
Weekends
 Attended clinic (Male) 2 7 NA
 DNA (Male) 0 0
Weekdays
 Attended clinic (Female) 3024 1470 < 0.00001
 DNA (Female) 275 62
Weekends
 Attended clinic (Female) 25 125 0.132
 DNA (Female) 3 5
Weekdays
 Age (DNA) (total) Median 38
(Range, 14–85)
Median 47
(Range, 15–92)
0.0002
Weekends
 Age (DNA) (total) Median 36 (Range, 28–38) Median 40 (Range, 23–54) 0.606