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Table 1 Characteristics of the 1007 COVID-19 confirmed patients followed in the SMS tracking platform every day from March 21 to June 30, 2020, according to their follow-up status

From: Use of short message service in at-home COVID-19 patient management

  Total
N = 1007
Stayed “green”
n = 688
Moved to “orange” and/or “red”
n = 319
p value
Percentage of women (95% CI) 62 (59–65) 60 (56–64) 64 (59–69) 0.16a
Mean age, years (SD) 41.5 (5.0) 40.8 (18.2) 41.7 (15.2) 0.64b
Follow-up, days (SD) 13.2 (5.4) 11.2 (5.4) 14.4 (5.2) 0.19b
  1. aFisher’s exact test
  2. bStudent’s t test