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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Facilitating trial recruitment: A qualitative study of patient and staff experiences of an orthopaedic trauma trial

Participant Age (years) Pre-fracture mobility Time since surgery Interviewed
Participant 1 60–69 Freely mobile without aids 2 months; 6.5 months Patient
Participant 2 70–79 Some indoor mobility but never outside without help 10 days; 2 months Patient
Participant 3 80–89 Some indoor mobility but never outside without help 7 days; 5 months Patient
Participant 4 90–99 Mobile outdoors with one aid 2.5 months Consultee
Participant 5 80–89 Mobile outdoors with one aid 3 months Patient
Participant 6 50–59 Mobile outdoors with one aid 1.5 months Patient
Participant 7 60–69 Mobile outdoors with one aid 4 months Patient
Participant 8 60–69 Freely mobile without aids 5 months Patient
Participant 9 Unknown Mobile outdoors with one aid 4.5 months Patient
Participant 10 80–89 Some indoor mobility but never outside without help 3 months Patient with help from consultee
Participant 11 90–99 Mobile outdoors with one aid 5 months Consultee