Patterns of usage and preferences of users for tuberculosis-related text messages and voice calls in Uganda.

@article{Ggita2018PatternsOU,
  title={Patterns of usage and preferences of users for tuberculosis-related text messages and voice calls in Uganda.},
  author={Joseph M. Ggita and C. Ojok and Amanda J Meyer and Keith Farr and Priya B Shete and Emmanuel Ochom and Patricia Turimumahoro and Diana Babirye and David H. Mark and David W. Dowdy and Sara L Ackerman and Mari Armstrong-Hough and Talemwa Nalugwa and Irene Ayakaka and David A J Moore and Jessica E Haberer and Adithya Cattamanchi and Achilles Katamba and J Luke Davis},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2018},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={530-536}
}
BACKGROUND Little information exists about mobile phone usage or preferences for tuberculosis (TB) related health communications in Uganda. METHODS We surveyed household contacts of TB patients in urban Kampala, Uganda, and clinic patients in rural central Uganda. Questions addressed mobile phone access, usage, and preferences for TB-related communications. We collected qualitative data about messaging preferences. RESULTS We enrolled 145 contacts and 203 clinic attendees. Most contacts (58… CONTINUE READING