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Table 8 Appropriateness of mHealth Interventions

From: Clinical and patient-centered implementation outcomes of mHealth interventions for type 2 diabetes in low-and-middle income countries: a systematic review

Study MHealth intervention Messages/ content was understandable Measures of appropriateness
Haddad et al. [52] Text messaging 90.5% • Received messages at appropriate times: 100%
Huo et al. [53] Text Messaging 97.1% • Text messaging useful: 94.1%
• Participants reported reading: 80% >75% of the messages,
Limaye et al. [58] Text Messaging, email, Website, Facebook® NR • Recommend approach to family or friends: 96%
• Average adherence at 1 year: 74.5%
(Mobile messages: 78.0% e-mails: 71.0%).
• Average e-mail opening rate at 6 months: 93%
Owolabi et al. [61] Text Messaging NR • Satisfied with the timing of the SMS delivery: 98%
• Messages were helpful: 100%
• Messages did not stress them in any way: 99%
Patnaik et al. [62] Mobile application   • Treatment satisfaction: 12.94 ± 2.9 out of total score of 15 (86.2%)
Sun et al. [70] mHealth management app NR • Convenience for telemedical management: 81%
• Helpful in self-monitoring of glucose: 93%
• Helpful in glucose diabetes knowledge: 98%