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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients with mobile phones in the before and after groups

From: Using no-cost mobile phone reminders to improve attendance for HIV test results: a pilot study in rural Swaziland

  Before After P value
Female,% (n) 54.2% (161) 54.3% (88) 0.98
Age in years, mean (standard deviation) 31.8 (13.0) 33.1 (10.9) 0.27
Distance from home to hospital, mean (standard deviation) 37.7 km (33.3) 29.4 km (28.2) 0.008
Eligible for ART,% (n) 58.6% (174) 60.5% (98) 0.69