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Table 6 Number of digital tools in relation to recruitment that CTUs mentioned they have experience of, broken down by category

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 (Clinical Practice Research Datalink [CPRD], in-house built tool, disease registry)10 (45)
Social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)6 (27)
Trial websites4 (18)
ISRCTN, clinicaltrials.gov1 (5)
Other – in-house1 (5)
  1. CTU Clinical Trials Unit, CPRD Clinical Practice Research Datalink