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Table 2 Subgroup analysis of compliance to fasting guidelines presented as median (IQR)

From: Effects of a short message service (SMS) by cellular phone to improve compliance with fasting guidelines in patients undergoing elective surgery: a retrospective observational study

AM List fasting time (hours) PM List fasting time (hours)
Clear fluids Solids Clear fluids Solids
Standard care SMS Standard care SMS Standard care SMS Standard care SMS
9.5 (3.6:11.5) 3.5 (2.5:11.1) 11.5 (10.1:13.5) 12.2 (10:13.5) 6.2 (4.5:7) 4 (3:6) 7.2 (6.5:16.5) 6.5 (6:15.3)
P = 0.008 P = 0.394 P < 0.0001 P = 0.105