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Table 1 Participant demographics

From: The DiReCT study - improving recruitment into clinical trials: a mixed methods study investigating the ethical acceptability, feasibility and recruitment yield of the cohort multiple randomised controlled trials design

  Study sample Clinical population t value or chi square 95% CI P value
n 71 752    
Age (years; mean (SD)) 41.5 (15.6) 42.1 (15.4) 0.31 (df =821) −3.161 to 4.361 0.75
Gender F =48 (67.6%); M =23 (32.4%) F =452 (60.1%); M =300 (39.9%) 1.47 (df =1) n/a 0.23
Employment status Employed: 38 (53.5%) Employed: 346 (46.0%) 1.42 (df =1) n/a 0.24
PHQ9 score (mean (SD)) 17.5 (5.3) 16 (6.3) 1.94 (df =821) −3.017 to 0.017 0.053
  1. df, Degrees of freedom; F, female; M, male; n/a, not applicable; PHQ9, Patient Health Questionnaire-9.