Table 2

Contact and Time Requirements for Recruitment and Survey Return (n = 41)

Action

Recruitment

Survey Return


Number of calls made:

Total (mean)

154 (3.8)

89 (2.2)

0

-

19

1

8

7

2

13

1

3–7

16

12

>7

4

2

Number of phone discussions:

Total (mean)

84 (2.0)

49 (1.2)

0

-

20

1

24

9

2–3

10

8

4–6

7

4

Days from first call to last:

Mean

13.5

13.9

0

-

19

1–7

22

7

8–14

4

1

15–21

6

3

22–28

3

0

>28

4

11

Recruitment required approval from others

10

N/A

Number of days if approval required: range (mean)

13–97 (36)

N/A


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