TABLE 4.

Barriers to Adoption of Reminder or Recall Messages Most Frequently Cited by Adopters Versus Nonadopters*

Barrier% in This Subgroup Citing This Factor as a Barrier
PediatriciansPublic Health Clinics
Adopters (n = 59)Nonadopters (n = 371)Adopters (n = 170)Nonadopters (n = 266)
Lack of time to lead this type of effort34552646
Lack of time to review records routinely41523827
Lack of start-up funding29562961
Lack of maintenance funding27503157
No simple way of identifying children at a specific age29351738
No simple way to determine who needs messages1933825
Limited computer skills of office staff14111811
Lack of knowledge on how to get started1021418
Other14111716
  • * Adopters were asked, “What were the barriers encountered when adopting your reminder or recall system?” Nonadopters were asked, “What barriers would you anticipate if you were to adopt a reminder or recall system?”