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Table 2 Emerging themes and frequency per participant group

From: Social validity of randomised controlled trials in health services research and intellectual disabilities: a qualitative exploration of stakeholder views

Theme Service
Users
Carers Professionals Total
Safeguarding 1 1 17 19
Motivation 3 14 3 20
Disadvantage/labelling 3 6 12 21
Fairness 5 16 13 34
Access 4 9 24 37
Funding/resources 2 13 23 38
Seeking help and support 4 16 19 39
Research outcomes 3 15 23 41
Research within services 1 15 27 43
Communication/understanding 5 13 25 43
Preferences 3 15 25 43
Perception of clinical research 4 16 24 44
Method 5 14 27 46
Informed consent 5 16 26 47
Benefits 5 16 27 48
The work environment 3 18 27 48
Terminology 5 17 26 49
Approach 5 18 27 50
Opinions about research 6 18 27 51