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Table 5 Study-related barriers

From: Identifying important barriers to recruitment of patients in randomised clinical studies using a questionnaire for study personnel

Factors in questionnaire n %
Narrowly defined criteria for inclusion and exclusion 40 31
That inclusion is not a simple process 22 17
Comprehensive monitoring 16 12
Weak and unclear organisation by those leading the trial 14 11
The regulations for clinical trials 10 8
  1. n denotes the number of alternatives 4 and 5 on a Likert scale: 1 (completely disagree), 3 (partially agree) and 5 (completely agree)