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Table 2 Acceptability of text message-based ecological momentary assessment methods

From: Acceptability of smartphone text- and voice-based ecological momentary assessment (EMA) methods among low income housing residents in New York City

  Yes (% [n]) No (% [n]) p value
Age    .15
 Less than 25 years old 78.6 (22) 21.4 (22)  
 25 to 44 years old 89.7 (35) 10.3 (4)  
 45 years old and older 93.3 (42) 6.7 (3)  
Gender    .63
 Male 85.4 (41) 14.6 (7)  
 Female 90.3 (56) 9.7 (6)  
Race/ethnicity    .80
 White/Caucasian 100.0 (1)  
 Black/African American 89.3 (67) 10.7 (8)  
 Hispanic/Latino 100.0 (5)  
 Asian/Pacific Islander 100.0 (3)  
 Multiracial/other 84.6 (22) 15.4 (4)  
Educational attainment    .90
 Less than 12th grade 87.1 (27) 12.9 (4)  
 High school or equivalent 86.7 (39) 13.3 (6)  
 Some college 92.6 (25) 7.4 (2)  
 Bachelor’s degree or higher 87.5 (7) 12.5 (1)  
Household income    .84
 Less than $25,000 87.5 (70) 12.5 (10)  
 $25,000–$49,999 92.0 (23) 8.0 (2)  
 $50,000 or greater 83.3 (5) 16.7 (1)  
Employment status    .48
 Working full time 94.1 (16) 5.9 (1)  
 Working part time 90.9 (20) 9.1 (2)  
 Not working 87.9 (51) 12.1 (7)  
 Retired 66.7 (4) 33.3 (2)  
 Student 85.7 (6) 14.3 (1)  
Body mass index classification    .40
 Underweight 100.0 (2)   
 Normal weight 80.6 (25) 19.4 (6)  
 Overweight 93.5 (29) 6.5 (2)  
 Obese 89.6 (43) 10.4 (5)  
Blood pressure classification    .14
 Normal blood pressure 81.8 (27) 18.2 (6)  
 Pre-hypertension 97.1 (33) 2.9 (1)  
 Hypertension 86.7 (39) 13.3 (6)  
Cell phone ownership    .28
 Yes 89.3 (92) 10.7 (11)  
 No 77.8 (7) 22.2 (2)  
Smartphone ownership    .66
 Yes 90.7 (39) 9.3 (4)  
 No 87.9 (51) 12.1 (7)