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Table 2 Trial demographics

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

Trial demographics, n = 34 trials   
Phase Phase I or
Phase II
Phase III
  12 (35 %) 22 (65 %)
Patient type
Adults 10 21
Pediatric patients 2 1
Therapeutic area
Oncology 4 4
Neurology 3 3
Endocrinology 1 4
Other a 4 11
Recruitment status
Recruitment ongoing 4 8
Recruitment ended 8 14
Trial status
Trial ongoing 5 10
Trial completed 7 12
Trial schedule
Trial on schedule 7 14
Trial delayed 5 8
Recruitment outcome
Success 10 7
Failure 2 15
  1. a Other: Cardiology, gastroenterology, pulmonology, psychiatry, nephrology, dermatology, and immunology