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Table 4 Number of digital tools, by category that CTUs mentioned they have experience of in relation to recruitment (including identification)

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

Recruitment toolsn (%)
Database tool (CPRD - Clinical Practice Research Datalink, in-house built tool, disease registry)19 (46)
Social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)11(27)
Trial websites7 (17)
ISRCTN, clinicaltrials.gov3 (7)
Other – in-house1 (2)
  1. CTU Clinical Trials Unit, CPRD Clinical Practice Research Datalink