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Table 3 View of physicians on the recent clinical trial after participation, depending on capability of recruitment

From: View of physicians on and barriers to patient enrollment in a multicenter clinical trial: experience in a Japanese rural area

View of physicians on the recent clinical trial after participation Successful physician recruiters (n = 15) Unsuccessful physician recruiters (n = 12)
  Agree Neutral Disagree Agree Neutral Disagree
Inability to find possible participants 10 (66%) 4 (27%) 1 (7%) 10 (83%) 2 (17%) 0
Difficulty in obtaining informed consent 3 (20%) 7 (47%) 5 (33%) 8 (67%)* 3 (25%) 1 (8%)
Insufficient tools for explanation and so on 0 6 (40%) 9 (60%) 1 (8%) 5 (42%) 6 (50%)
Cumbersome procedures 7 (47%) 5 (33%) 3 (20%) 6 (50%) 4 (33%) 2 (17%)
Improvement needed in registration 6 (40%) 7 (47%) 2 (13%) 4 (34%) 4 (33%) 4 (33%)
Difficulty in long-term follow up 1 (7%) 5 (33%) 9 (60%) 4 (33%) 5 (42%) 3 (25%)
Improvement needed in follow-up system 1 (7%) 9 (60%) 5 (33%) 1 (8%) 5 (42%) 6 (50%)
Appropriate consultation system 6 (40%) 8 (53%) 1 (7%) 3 (25%) 4 (33%) 5 (42%)
Appropriate financial benefits 5 (33%) 9 (60%) 1 (7%) 4 (33%) 5 (42%) 3 (25%)
  1. *: Significantly different (P = 0.014) from the value for successful physician recruiters