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Table 3 Types of digital approaches used in NIHR studies from funding staff (multi-responses)

From: Using digital tools in the recruitment and retention in randomised controlled trials: survey of UK Clinical Trial Units and a qualitative study

Example of digital tools usedn (%)
Social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter)6 (23.1)
Text messaging6 (23.1)
Online project websites6 (23.1)
Named online services (e.g. Quintet)3 (11.5)
Software / Apps (e.g. bespoke for intervention such as StopApp digital intervention or unnamed digital software platform reported)4 (15.4)
Limited information reported5 (19.2)
  1. NIHR National Institute for Health Research