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Table 1 Summary of numbers screened, excluded and recruited, by site and study arm

From: Managing uncertain recovery for patients nearing the end of life in hospital: a mixed-methods feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial of the AMBER care bundle

  Control site 1 Control site 2 Intervention site 1 Intervention site 2 Total
Screened 449 315 80 50 894
Not eligible 365 282 22 5 674
N (%) of those screened who were eligible 84 (18.7) 33 (10.4) 58 (72.5) 45 (90) 220 (24.6)
Reasons for non-recruitment
 Lacked capacity and no caregiver 4 2 8 6 20
 Too unwell 19 0 2 6 27
 Died 0 0 7 5 12
 Discharged or discharge planned 13 0 6 2 21
 Declined 5 2 6 6 19
 Clinical review/tasks 28 1 4 8 41
 No reason provided 7 0 5 3 15
N and % of those eligible who were recruited 8 (9.5) 28 (84.8) 20 (34.4) 9 (20) 65 (29.5)