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Table 7 Patient use of Internet and Mobile Technology

From: Barriers and facilitators to implementing measurement-based care for depression in Shanghai, China: a situational analysis

Survey Response Location Age Gender Total: n (%)
SMHC: n (%) HKMC: n (%) FXMC: n (%) 18–39 years 40+ years F M Unknown
How frequently do you use the Internet? Many times a day 137 (90.7) 68 (77.3) 49 (70.0) 146 (91.3) 108 (72.5) 182 (83.5) 70 (79.5) 2 (66.7) 254 (82.2)
Once a day 8 (5.3) 7 (8.0) 5 (7.1) 5 (3.1) 15 (10.1) 11 (5.0) 9 (10.2) 0 (0.0) 20 (6.5)
Once every few days 1 (0.7) 4 (4.5) 1 (1.4) 2 (1.3) 4 (2.7) 2 (0.9) 4 (4.5) 0 (0.0) 6 (1.9)
Once a week 3 (2.0) 0 1 (1.4) 2 (1.3) 2 (1.3) 2 (0.9) 2 (2.3) 0 (0.0) 4 (1.3)
A few times a month 1 (0.7) 2 (2.3) 1 (1.4) 2 (1.3) 2 (1.3) 3 (1.4) 0 (0.0) 1 (33.3) 4 (1.3)
Rarely or not at all 1 (0.7) 7 (8.0) 13 (18.6) 3 (1.9) 18 (12.1) 18 (8.3) 3 (3.4) 0 (0.0) 21 (6.8)
Total 151 (100) 88 (100) 70 (100) 160 (100) 149 (100) 218 (100) 88 (100) 3 (100) 309 (100)
Which statement most accurately describes your access to a Smartphone? I own my own Smartphone 149 (98.7) 81 (92.0) 62 (88.6) 158 (98.8) 134 (89.9) 204 (93.6) 85 (96.6) 3 (100) 292 (94.5)
I share a Smartphone with family members or friends 1 (0.7) 2 (2.3) 1 (1.4) 1 (0.6) 3 (2.0) 2 (0.9) 2 (2.3) 0 (0.0) 4 (1.3)
I do not own or have access to a Smartphone 1 (0.7) 2 (2.3) 6 (8.6) 1 (0.6) 8 (5.4) 8 (3.7) 1 (1.1) 0 (0.0) 9 (2.9)
Other 0 3 (3.4) 1 (1.4) 0 (0.0) 4 (2.7) 4 (1.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 4 (1.3)
Total 151 (100) 88 (100) 70 (100) 160 (100) 149 (100) 218 (100) 8 (100) 3 (100) 309 (100)
If you selected i or ii in the previous question, how long have you been using a Smartphone? Less than 1 year 3 (2.0) 4 (4.5) 5 (7.9) 5 (3.1) 7 (5.1) 6 (2.9) 6 (6.9) 0 (0.0) 12 (4.1)
2–3 years 13 (8.6) 11 (12.5) 10 (15.9) 8 (5.0) 26 (19.0) 26 (12.6) 8 (9.2) 0 (0.0) 34 (11.5)
3–5 years 20 (13.2) 29 (33.0) 14 (22.2) 22 (13.8) 41 (29.9) 43 (20.9) 20 (23.0) 0 (0.0) 63 (21.3)
More than 5 years 107 (70.8) 38 (43.2) 32 (50.8) 118 (74.2) 59 (43.1) 124 (60.2) 50 (57.5) 3 (100) 177 (59.8)
Missing 8 (5.3) 6 (6.8) 2 (3.2) 6 (3.8) 4 (2.9) 7 (3.4) 3 (3.4) 0 (0.0) 10 (3.4)
Total 151 (100) 88 (100) 63 (100) 159 (100) 137 (100) 206 (100) 87 (100) 3 (100) 296 (100)
How do you usually access the Internet? I only access the Internet on my Smartphone 31 (20.5) 39 (44.3) 29 (41.4) 26 (16.3) 73 (49.0) 70 (32.1) 29 (33.0) 0 (0.0) 99 (32.0)
I use both my Smartphone and a computer to access the Internet 117 (77.5) 34 (38.6) 26 (37.1) 133 (83.1) 44 (29.5) 122 (56.0) 52 (59.1) 0 (0.0) 177 (57.3)
I only access the Internet on a computer 2 (1.3) 2 (2.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 4 (2.7) 3 (1.4) 1 (1.1) 0 (0.0) 4 (1.3)
I rarely access the Internet 1 (0.7) 11 (12.5) 3 (4.3) 1 (0.6) 14 (9.4) 12 (5.5) 3 (3.4) 0 (0.0) 15 (4.9)
I never access the Internet 0 2 (2.3) 12 (17.1) 0 (0.0) 14 (9.4) 11 (5.0) 3 (3.4) 0 (0.0) 14 (4.5)
Total 151 (100) 88 (100) 70 (100) 160 (100) 149 (100) 218 (100) 88 (100) 3 (100) 309 (100)
How familiar are you with using mobile apps on your Smartphone? Very familiar 110 (72.8) 29 (33.0) 22 (31.4) 124 (77.5) 37 (24.8) 111 (50.9) 49 (55.7) 1 (33.3) 161 (52.1)
Somewhat familiar 39 (25.8) 49 (55.7) 34 (48.6) 35 (21.9) 87 (58.4) 89 (40.8) 32 (36.4) 1 (33.3) 122 (39.5)
Not at all familiar 1 (0.7) 6 (6.8) 9 (12.9) 0 (0.0) 16 (10.7) 11 (5.0) 5 (5.7) 0 (0.0) 16 (5.2)
Not applicable 1 (0.7) 4 (4.5) 5 (7.1) 1 (0.6) 9 (6.0) 7 (3.2) 2 (2.3) 1 (33.3) 10 (3.2)
Total 151 (100) 88 (100) 70 (100) 160 (100) 149 (100) 218 (100) 88 (100) 3 (100) 309 (100)
How familiar are you with the WeChat app? Very familiar 125 (82.8) 45 (51.1) 34 (48.6) 131 (81.9) 73 (49.0) 142 (65.1) 61 (69.3) 1 (33.3) 204 (66.0)
Somewhat familiar 24 (15.9) 36 (40.9) 27 (38.6) 27 (16.9) 60 (40.3) 63 (28.9) 23 (26.1) 1 (33.3) 87 (28.2)
Not at all familiar 0 5 (5.7) 3 (4.3) 0 (0.0) 8 (5.4) 6 (2.8) 2 (2.3) 0 (0.0) 8 (2.6)
Not applicable 2 (1.3) 2 (2.3) 6 (8.6) 2 (1.3) 8 (5.4) 7 (3.2) 2 (2.3) 1 (33.3) 10 (3.2)
Total 151 (100) 88 (100) 70 (100) 160 (100) 149 (100) 218 (100) 88 (100) 3 (100) 309 (100)
If you selected i or ii for question 2.6, how often do you use WeChat? Many times a day 140 (92.7) 68 (77.3) 50 (71.4) 150 (94.9) 108 (81.2) 185 (90.2) 71 (84.5) 2 (100) 258 (88.7)
Once a day 4 (2.6) 8 (9.1) 7 (10) 3 (1.9) 16 (12.0) 11 (5.4) 8 (9.5) 0 (0.0) 19 (6.5)
Once every few days 2 (1.3) 2 (2.3) 3 (4.3) 4 (2.5) 3 (2.3) 4 (2.0) 3 (3.6) 0 (0.0) 7 (2.4)
Once a week 1 (0.7) 0 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.8) 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.3)
A few times a month 1 (0.7) 1 (1.1) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.6) 1 (0.8) 1 (0.5) 1 (1.2) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.7)
Rarely or not at all 1 (0.7) 2 (2.3) 1 (1.4) 0 (0.0) 4 (3.0) 3 (1.5) 1 (1.2) 0 (0.0) 4 (1.4)
Missing          
Total 151 (100) 88 (100) 61 (100) 158 (100) 133 (100) 205 (100) 84 (100) 2 (100) 291 (100)