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Table 3 Randomised controlled trial 2 (RCT2) Quanti-Qualitative Appointment Timing (Q-QAT) timings in minutes: seconds, Centre 1

From: A simple technique to identify key recruitment issues in randomised controlled trials: Q-QAT - quanti-qualitative appointment timing

Patients Recruiters Total time Surgery Radiotherapy Trial
Patient 1 Surgeon A 28:54 02:41 03:01 08:01
Oncologist A 37:34 00:10 08:48 03:15
Patient 2 Surgeon B 35:27 02:23 02:05 03:20
Oncologist B 15:31 00:10 00:41 00:00
Patient 3 Surgeon C 41:00 03:00 01:59 05:44
Oncologist B 25:30 00:10 04:59 01:20
Patient 4 Surgeon C 17:30 00:30 00:15 01:30
Oncologist B 12:52 00:34 02:15 00:40
Patient 5 Surgeon B 42:05 00:25 01:20 05:45
Oncologist B 20:07 00:00 03:23 00:30
Patient 6 Surgeon A 12:59 02:24 00:10 00:50
Oncologist B 09:14 00:50 00:10 00:00
Patient 7 Surgeon D 18:11 01:05 00:00 04:06
Oncologist B 33:08 00:10 04:30 01:23
Centre 1 Total Mean 25:00 01:02 02:24 02:36
Median 22:49 00:32 02:02 01:26
Range 09:14 to 42:05 00:00 to 03:00 00:00 to 08:48 00:00 to 08:01
Centre 1 Surgeons Mean 28:01 02:32 01:16 04:11
Median 28:54 02:23 01:20 04:06
Range 12:59 to 42:05 00:25 to 03:00 00:00 to 03:01 00:50 to 08:01
Centre 1 Oncologists Mean 22:00 00:18 03:32 01:01
Median 20:07 00:10 03:23 00:40
  Range 09:14 to 37:34 00:00 to 00:50 00:10 to 08:48 00:00 to 03:15