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Table 5 Patient adherence to wearing the smartwatch monitor

From: Evaluation of a smartwatch-based intervention providing feedback of daily activity within a research-naive stroke ward: a pilot randomised controlled trial

  Trial Daysa Periods worn for in days (percentage)b
4 (All periods) 3 2 1 ≥ 1
Observation 450 (328) 49 (14.9%) 145 (44.2%) 34 (10%) 17 (5.2%) 245 (74.7%)
Pilot RCT-feedback 240 (175) 131 (74.4%) 38 (21.6%) 6 (3.4%) 1 (0.6%) 176 (100.6%)
Pilot RCT-no feedback 216 (152) 131 (86.2%) 23 (15.1%) 4 (2.6%) 1 (0.7%) 159 (104.6%)
  1. aTotal days (weekdays). bdays worn divided by weekdays; multiplied by 100 to get percentage