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Table 4 Health services utilisation at three months for the intervention and control groups

From: Randomized controlled pilot trial of supportive text messages for patients with depression

Variable Intervention group Control group t P-value
Mean number of visits to Family Physician 1.38 1.81 −0.84 0.41
Mean number of visits to Psychiatrist 1.77 2.19 −1.39 0.17
Mean number of visits to other specialists 0.35 0.55 −0.67 0.50
Mean number of visits to the Emergency Department 0.35 0.38 −0.17 0.86
Mean number of counselling sessions attended 1.51 1.54 −0.05 0.96
Mean number of other health services utilized 0.06 0.06 0.00 1.0