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Table 3 Sources of trial recruitment and relative contributions

From: Mindfulness-based stress reduction for people with multiple sclerosis – a feasibility randomised controlled trial

Source of engagement/ recruitment Numbers known to have been approached Numbers (known) expressing interest Numbers recruited into trial (n/50) Percentage of recruitment overall
MS Specialist Nurses 75 52 34 68%
MS Revive Nurse 6 6 6 12%
Integrative Medicine Specialists 9 9 5 10%
General practitioners 11 11 5 10%
Via MS Society advertisement Freely available online 2 0 0%
Via University web (Twitter/ Facebook) Freely available online 0 0 0%
Via protocol (clinical trials.gov) Freely available online 5 0 0%
Total 101(+) 85 50 N/A