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Table 3 Success, duration and problems associated with calls for the five resident-family dyads

From: Connecting the person with dementia and family: a feasibility study of a telepresence robot

  Scheduled calls (N) Attempted calls (N) Successful calls1(N) Duration of successful calls (Minutes) (M (SD)) Calls with useable videos (N) Connection problems (N) Drop-outs (N) Hardware problems (N)
Dyad 1 5 5 5 33.81 (27.53) 2 1 1 0
Dyad 2 6 4 3 10 (7.07) 2 0 1 2 2
Dyad 3 8 7 6 26.61 (10.71) 5 2 2 2
Dyad 4 6 6 6 12.10 (6.91) 6 2 3 1
Dyad 5 9 7 6 29.90 (6.88) 4 5 2 5
  1. Notes: 1Successful calls defined as those where the resident and family spoke via Giraff. 2Due to no usable recording for Dyad 2, estimated durations of two successful calls were obtained from research team notes.