Table 1.

Text Message Responses by Month Message Was Sent

Response TypePercent with Response Type
Month 1N = 15/28* sent text message
        Other response (“Who is this for?” “I already had the above text done prior to seeing Dr. XXXXX in early March of this year.” “.”)20.0
Month 2N = 7/21 sent text message
        Other response (“I also need to get a PSA test for [another provider]. I will wait and coordinate into one lab visit.” “Already had one!”)28.6
Month 3N = 6/16 sent text message
        Other response0.0
  • * Three intervention group patients were excluded from this table: 1 who asked to receive no further text messages, and 2 with duplicate numbers identified after the first text message.