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Table 1 Reasons for non-enrollment of 126 eligible patients

From: Probiotics: Prevention of Severe Pneumonia and Endotracheal Colonization Trial—PROSPECT: a pilot trial

  Eligible non-enrolled patients
N = 126
No substitute decision maker available 65 (51.6)
Patient or substitute decision maker declined 30 (23.8)
Missed 13 (10.3)
Coenrollment not pursued 7 (5.6)
Coenrollment prohibited 3 (2.4)
Language barrier 3 (2.4)
Physician decline (family stress) 2 (1.6)
Research coordinator did not approach (family stress) 1 (0.8)
Industry prohibited coenrollment 1 (0.8)
International visitor 1 (0.8)
Unknown reason 0 (0.0)