Table 3

Characteristics of interview participants
Variable n (%)
Total interviews 13 (100)
Source of recruitment
Survey 3 (23.1)
MICYRN 3 (23.1)
Referral from participants/established trialists 7 (53.8)
Discipline(s) trained in
Medicine 7 (53.8)
Research 2 (15.4)
Medicine and Research 4 (30.8)
Pediatric subspecialty
Anesthesiology 1 (7.7)
Clinical epidemiology 1 (7.7)
Critical care 2 (15.4)
Emergency medicine 3 (23.1)
Infectious disease 1 (7.7)
Neonatology 1 (7.7)
Neurology 1 (7.7)
Oncology 1 (7.7)
Psychology 1 (7.7)
Rheumatology 1 (7.7)
Geographic region of participant
Alberta 2 (15.4)
British Columbia 2 (15.4)
Ontario 6 (46.2)
Quebec 1 (7.7)
USA 2 (15.4)

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Hamm et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012 12:158   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-12-158

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