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Table 1 Full breakdown of activities and times

From: The cost of community research—recruiting community-dwelling participants to a feasibility primary care cluster randomised controlled trial

  Median (IQR) Range
Travel time (min) 40 (35–55) 10–100
Participant contact time (min) 81 (66–94) 15–126
 Discuss study 20 (15–22) 10–45
 Gain consent 5 (3.75–5.25) 2–10
 Cognitive screening (MoCA) 13 (11–15) 9–20
 Baseline data collection 37 (30–43) 19–63
 Miscellaneous other 5 (5–10.5) 3–18
Administration time (min) 24 (22–28) 15–36
 Completing paperwork (inc. obtaining GP record data) 16 (15–18) 10–20
 Registering on research databases 4 (3–4) 3–10
 Correspondence 6 (2–6) 2–6
Total researcher activity time (min) 148 (129.5165.25) 65242