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Table 7 HAND-1 recruitment figures for all centres

From: Optimising recruitment to the HAND-1 RCT feasibility study: integration of the QuinteT Recruitment Intervention (QRI)

Centre/month No. screened No. eligible/approached No. randomised Conversion rate (approached/randomised)
Centre 1
 Dec 2015/Jan 2016 12 7 1 14%
 Feb–Apr 2016 27 17 14 82%
 May–July 2016 35 23 13 56%
 Aug/Sept 2016 26 16 8 50%
Centre 2
 Dec 2015/Jan 2016 7 4 2 50%
 Feb–Apr 2016 21 11 1 9%
 May–July 2016 65 27 5 18%
 Aug/Sept 2016 26 9 4 44%
Centre 3
 Dec 2015/Jan 2016 8 6 3 50%
 Feb–Apr 2016 20 15 7 46%
 May–July 2016 13 8 6 75%
 Aug–Sept 2016 14 11 6 54%
  1. Key dates of QRI feedback:
  2. Centre 1:
  3. • 28 February 2016—Full QRI report received by lead recruiter (surgeon C) in centre 1
  4. • 10 May 2016—Site-specific feedback/training visit to centre 1
  5. • 18 May 2016—Individual and tailored written feedback to recruiters in centre 1
  6. Centre 2:
  7. • 11 May 2016—Site-specific feedback training visit to centre 2
  8. • 18 May 2016—Individual and tailored written feedback to lead recruiter (surgeon B) in centre 2
  9. • 01 August 2016—Individual and tailored written feedback to surgeon D in centre 2