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Table 1 Participants’ professional background and clinical trials experience

From: Success and failure factors of patient recruitment for industry-sponsored clinical trials and the role of the electronic health records—a qualitative interview study in the Nordic countries

Participant characteristics N = 21
Country  
 Finland 7
 Sweden 5
 Denmark 5
 Norway 4
Position in the company  
 Clinical Study Management 6
 Clinical Operations 6
 Clinical Site Management 4
 Feasibility and Recruitment Management 5
Gender  
 Female 17
 Male 4
Company type  
 Pharmaceutical company 17
 CRO 4
Served current employer  
 0–5 years 6
 6–10 years 7
 11–20 years 6
 > 20 years 2
History with clinical trials  
 < 10 years 2
 10–20 years 9
 > 20 years 10