Table 4

Satisfaction with SCQM apps

Survey question% Agreeing/giving a rating of 4–5 on a 5-point Likert scale
App only
(n=150)
App+discussion
(n=162)
P-value
‘Ease of use: How easy is it to learn how to use the app; how clear are the menu labels, icons and instructions?’*7493<0.001
‘Visual information: Is visual explanation of concepts in the app – through charts/graphs/images/videos, etc. – clear, logical, correct?’†85960.004
‘This app has increased my awareness of the importance of monitoring and documenting my symptoms’.‡3963<0.001
‘The use of this app will increase how closely I monitor and document my symptoms’.‡3359<0.001
‘Documenting my symptoms with the app is useful’.‡4082<0.001
‘I would recommend this app to other patients’.‡4472<0.001
  • *Users responded on a 5-point Likert scale: ‘1 No/limited instructions; menu labels, icons are confusing; complicated’, ‘2 Takes a lot of time or effort’, ‘3 Takes some time or effort’, ‘4 Easy to learn (or has clear instructions)’ and ‘5 Able to use app immediately; intuitive; simple (no instructions needed)’.

  • †Users responded on a 5-point Likert scale: ‘1 Completely unclear/confusing/wrong or necessary but missing’, ‘2 Mostly unclear/confusing/wrong’, ‘3 OK but often unclear/confusing/wrong’, ‘4 Mostly clear/logical/correct with negligible issues’, ‘5 Perfectly clear/logical/correct’.

  • ‡Users responded on a 5-point Likert scale from ‘strongly disagree’ to ‘strongly agree’.

  • SCQM, Swiss Clinical Quality Management in Rheumatic Diseases Registry.