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Table 2 Self-reported feasibility of the myTAPS (N = 2000)

From: Electronic self-administered screening for substance use in adult primary care patients: feasibility and acceptability of the tobacco, alcohol, prescription medication, and other substance use (myTAPS) screening tool

  Number of participants
n (%)
Tablet easy to use Audio guidance used
Agreea
n (%)
Pearson’s Chi squared test Logistic regression
adjusted odds ratiob
[95% confidence interval]
Yes
n (%)
Pearson’s Chi squared test Logistic regression
adjusted odds ratiob
[95% confidence interval]
All participants 2000 (100) 1965 (98.3)    365 (18.3)   
Gender
 Women 1124 (56.2) 1111 (98.8) 4.55* 2.09 [1.01; 4.33]* 149 (13.3) 42.89*** 0.52 [0.41; 0.66]***
 Men or other 876 (43.8) 854 (97.6) 216 (24.7)
Age
 Younger participants (18–25) 225 (11.3) 221 (98.2) 0.01 0.68 [0.23; 2.05] 12 (5.3) 28.35*** 0.30 [0.16; 0.54]***
 Participants (> 25) 1775 (88.7) 1744 (98.3) 353 (19.9)
 Older participants (> 65) 160 (8.0) 158 (98.8) 10.24** 1.40 [0.33; 6.04] 47 (29.4) 14.43*** 1.79 [1.22; 2.61]**
 Participants < 65 1840 (92.0) 1807 (98.3) 318 (17.3)
Race
 Black/African American 1112 (55.6) 1092 (98.2) 0.14 0.92 [0.45; 1.90] 221 (19.9) 4.43* 1.30 [1.01; 1.68]*
 Non-Black/African American 888 (44.4) 873 (98.4) 144 (16.2)
Ethnicity
 Hispanic 233 (11.7) 229 (98.3) 0.0004 1.00 [0.33; 3.03] 61 (26.2) 11.11** 1.92 [1.36; 2.74]***
 Non-Hispanic 1767 (88.3) 1736 (98.3) 304 (17.2)
Education level
 Less than high school (HS) 383 (19.2) 375 (97.9) 0.43 0.84 [0.37; 1.91] 115 (30.0) 44.03*** 2.01 [1.54; 2.63]***
 HS level or higher 1617 (80.8) 1590 (98.4) 250 (15.5)
Alcohol use
 Screened positivec 858 (42.9) 846 (98.6) 0.82 1.78 [0.83; 3.86] 154 (18.0) 0.09 0.99 [0.77; 1.28]
 Screened negative 1142 (57.1) 1119 (98.1) 211 (18.5)
Illicit drug use
 Screened positivec 492 (24.6) 482 (98.0) 0.43 0.97 [0.42; 2.23] 93 (18.9) 0.19 0.92 [0.69; 1.24]
 Screened negative 1508 (75.4) 1483 (98.4) 272 (18.0)
Prescription drug use
 Screened positivec 245 (12.3) 236 (96.3 6.50* 0.36 [0.15; 0.83]* 53 (21.6) 2.14 1.10 [0.77; 1.57]
 Screened negative 1755 (87.7) 1729 (98.6) 312 (17.8)
Order of administration
 myTAPSd first (= ref) 1002 (50.1) 985 (98.4) 0.13 0.82 [0.41; 1.64] 188 (18.8) 0.35 0.97 [0.76; 1.23]
 Interviewer-administered first 998 (49.9) 980 (98.20) 177 (17.7)
  1. aThe frequency of answers “agree/strongly agree” to the item of the survey
  2. bLogistic regression models controlled for all covariates included in Table 2 (age, education level, race, ethnicity, sex, substance use (alcohol, drug, and prescription drug use)
  3. cScreened positive for unhealthy use on myTAPS-1
  4. dElectronic self-administered format of the tobacco, alcohol, prescription medication, and other substance use (TAPS)
  5. *p value < 0.05, **p-value < 0.01, *** p-value < 0.001