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Table 2 Reported reasons for non-compliance

From: Sequential compression devices in postoperative urologic patients: an observational trial and survey study on the influence of patient and hospital factors on compliance

Reasons for non-compliant observations, postoperative day 1
Reason n %
No machine/cuffs 15 71.4
Not replaced 4 19.0
SCDs bothered the patient/uncomfortable 1 4.8
Machine wasn’t turned on/restarted 1 4.8
Total 21 100
Reasons for non-compliant observations, all days
Reason n %
Not replaced 50 50.0
No machine/cuffs 22 22.0
SCDs bothered the patient/uncomfortable 19 19.0
Machine wasn’t turned on/restarted 8 8.0
Unknown 1 1.0
Total 100 100
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