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Table 2 CONSORT data

From: Challenges in the design, planning and implementation of trials evaluating group interventions

 Invited to take part (mail-out only)Response rate to mail out (% of sent)ScreenedEligible
(% of screened)
Consented
(% of screened)
Randomised
(% of screened)
Attended at least one group session (% of randomised)
Randomisation concurrent with consent
 LM [2]9330 a385 (4.1) a313294 (93.9)288 (92.0)288 (92.0)123/145 (84.8)
 PLINY [3]9579 b275 (2.9) b178159 (89.3)157 (88.2)157 (88.2)21/78 (26.9)
 STEPWISE [5]N/AN/A1223989 (80.9)423 (34.6)414 (33.9)171/208 (82.2)
Delayed randomisation
 REPOSE [4]1278885 (69.2)362334 (92.3)321 (88.7)317 (87.6)267/317 c (84.2)
 JtD [1]958 a68 (7.1) a1183521 (44.1)520 (43.9)480 (40.6)217/239 (90.8)
  1. GP general practitioner
  2. a Numbers relate to GP mail outs only
  3. b Numbers relate to GP and research cohort mail-out only
  4. c Participants allocated to both the intervention and control arms attended group sessions