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Table 1 Type of trial, associated trial managers (TM) and the type of site initiation visits (SIV) used

From: Estimating Site Performance (ESP): can trial managers predict recruitment success at trial sites? An exploratory study

Trial ID Type of trial TMs making predictions (n) Type of SIV
Face-to-face Teleconference Teleconference, launch meeting and other Face-to-face, teleconference and launch meeting Total SIVs (n)
1 Non-RCT 2 0 0 13 4 17
2 RCT 1 1 0 0 0 1
3 RCT 1 3 0 0 0 3
4 RCT 1 6 1 0 0 7
5 RCT 1 3 1 0 0 4
6 RCT 2 15 0 0 0 15a
7 RCT 1 1 3 0 0 4
8 RCT 1 5 0 0 0 5
  1. aThis number includes one visit where a prediction form was completed but the actual prediction was not recorded
  2. RCT randomised controlled trial